overclad

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ clad

Adjective[edit]

overclad (comparative more overclad, superlative most overclad)

  1. Wearing more clothing than is necessary.
    • 1997, John Muir, Nature Writings:
      Some of the children also are blackened, and none are overclad.

Verb[edit]

overclad (third-person singular simple present overclads, present participle overcladding, simple past and past participle overclad or overcladded)

  1. (transitive) To cover the surface of, as if with clothing.
    • 1770, William Lithgow, Travels and Voyages Through Europe, Asia and Africa for Nineteen Years:
      Although that, in the days of Solomon, this mountain was overclad with forests of cedars, yet now there are but only these, and, nine miles westward thence, seventeen more.
  2. (transitive) To cover with insulation or cladding.