verb (used with object), laded, laden or laded, lading.
to put (something) on or in, as a burden, load, or cargo; load.
to load oppressively; burden (used chiefly in the passive):
laden with many responsibilities.
to fill or cover abundantly (used chiefly in the passive):
trees laden with fruit; a man laden with honors.
to lift or throw in or out, as a fluid, with a ladle or other utensil.
verb (used without object), laded, laden or laded, lading.
to take on a load.
to lade a liquid.
verb lades, lading, laded, laden (ˈleɪdən), laded
to put cargo or freight on board (a ship, etc) or (of a ship, etc) to take on cargo or freight
(transitive; usually passive) and foll by with. to burden or oppress
(transitive; usually passive) and foll by with. to fill or load
to remove (liquid) with or as if with a ladle
(Scot) a watercourse, esp a millstream
Old English hladan (past tense hlod, past participle gehladen) “to load, heap” (the general Germanic sense), also “to draw water” (a meaning peculiar to English), from Proto-Germanic *khlad- (cf. Old Norse hlaða, Old Saxon hladan, Middle Dutch and Dutch laden, Old Frisian hlada “to load,” Old High German hladen, German laden), from PIE *kla- “to spread out flat” (cf. Lithuanian kloti “to spread,” Old Church Slavonic klado “to set, place”).
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