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Definition of Lade


  1. To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; -- generally followed by that which receives the load, as the direct object.
  2. To throw in out. with a ladle or dipper; to dip; as, to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern.
  3. To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table.
  4. To draw water.
  5. To admit water by leakage, as a ship, etc.
  6. The mouth of a river.
  7. A passage for water; a ditch or drain.