lade

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See also: Lade, ladé, and läde

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English laden, from Old English hladan, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną (to load).

Verb[edit]

lade (third-person singular simple present lades, present participle lading, simple past laded, past participle laden or laded)

  1. To fill or load (related to cargo or a shipment).
    • Bible, Genesis xlii. 26
      And they laded their asses with the corn.
  2. To weigh down, oppress, or burden.
  3. To use a ladle or dipper to remove something (generally water).
    to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern
    • Shakespeare
      And chides the sea that sunders him from thence, / Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way.
  4. To transfer (molten glass) from the pot to the forming table, in making plate glass.
  5. (nautical) To admit water by leakage.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English lad, from Old English lād, from Proto-Germanic *laidō (a way, course). Related to lode, lead (to conduct).

Noun[edit]

lade (plural lades)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) The mouth of a river.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Gibson to this entry?)
  2. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A passage for water; a ditch or drain.
  3. (Scotland) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lade in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða.

Noun[edit]

lade c (singular definite laden, plural indefinite lader)

  1. (agriculture) barn (building)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish latæ, from Old Norse láta, from Proto-Germanic *lētaną.

Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense lod, past participle ladet or ladt)

  1. let (to allow)
  2. leave (to transfer responsibility or attention)
  3. have (cause to, by command or request)
  4. have (cause to be)
  5. make (force to do)
  6. pretend
  7. seem, appear

Usage notes[edit]

In case of lade vandet (urinate), past tense is ladede.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, past tense ladede, past participle ladet)

  1. load
  2. charge

Usage notes[edit]

In relation to guns, the past participle is ladt.


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lade (little box), from a variant related to Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

Cognate with Old Norse hlaða (barn), English lathe. Related to Dutch laden, English lade.[1]

Noun[edit]

lade f (plural laden or lades, diminutive ladetje n)

  1. (dated) Alternative form of la

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of laden

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. First-person singular present of laden.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of laden.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of laden.
  4. Imperative singular of laden.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną.

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Verb[edit]

lade (imperative lad, present tense lader, passive lades, simple past lada or ladet or ladde, past participle lada or ladet or ladd, present participle ladende)

  1. (electricity) to charge (e.g. a battery)
  2. to load (a weapon)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lade

  1. past tense of lägga.

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