plural -s
chiefly Scottish : clothing, attire
: a lining or covering of boards, planks, battens, or nonconducting material (as for lining a ship's cabin or a mine shaft or for insulating a boiler or engine cylinder) : lagging

Word History


Middle English clething, cleding, from the gerund of clethen, cleden to clothe

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“Cleading.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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