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Definition of Pad


  1. A footpath; a road.
  2. An easy-paced horse; a padnag.
  3. A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; -- usually called a footpad.
  4. The act of robbing on the highway.
  5. To travel upon foot; to tread.
  6. To travel heavily or slowly.
  7. To rob on foot.
  8. To wear a path by walking.
  9. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.
  10. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; esp., one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper.
  11. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame.
  12. A stuffed guard or protection; esp., one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising.
  13. A cushionlike thickening of the skin one the under side of the toes of animals.
  14. A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant.
  15. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc.
  16. A piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck.
  17. A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles.
  18. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding.
  19. To imbue uniformly with a mordant; as, to pad cloth.
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Pad Translations

pad in Afrikaans is blok
pad in Danish is blok
pad in Dutch is blok
pad in French is pastille, bloc, lingot, rembourrons, rembourrez
pad in German is Polster, Unterlage, Feld
pad in Italian is blocco
pad in Portuguese is almofada
pad in Spanish is bloque, almohadilla
pad in Swedish is vaddera, madrassera, kudde