lade was our Word of the Day on 11/04/2013. Hear the podcast!
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Examples of lade in a Sentence
the cook laded the stew into small bowls
the trucks were heavily laden with produce for the market
Recent Examples of lade from the Web
Like most of the top corporate A.I. labs, which are laden with former and current academics, Google openly publishes much of its A.I. research.
In that, with her scandal behind her, Kimmy attends a tech conference laden with bros and groanworthy jargon.
Its roof and a projecting terrace were laden with flowers and the air smelled of plants growing.
In this case, it’s suan cai yu, a spicy and sour soup of small curls of fish fillet in a broth laden with Sichuan peppercorns, dried chile peppers, and pickled vegetables.
Iron Man was laden with visual effects, sure, but unlike Speed Racer its hero felt grounded in the real world, a chrome-plated savior for more ordinary woes.
Bonus points for the rapper and producer who sported a neck laden with colorful crosses, adding pizazz to his suit.
More than 3,000 people were killed in Ryongchon, near the Chinese border, in April 2004, when trains laden with combustible material exploded because of a collision or an electrical malfunction.
It is laden with nostalgia and seems to enshrine science and measurement within an eternal bubble.
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Did You Know?
Most of us know lade in its past participle form laden, as shown in our examples. Likely also familiar is the adjective laden, best distinguished from the verb by its placement before nouns, as in "laden ships" or "a laden heart." (The adjective is also at work in hyphenated terms like "sugar-laden.") Lade has been in use for more than a millennium and formerly had a nominal counterpart: the noun lade meaning "load" or "cargo" dates from around the same time but hasn't been in use since the early 16th century. A few short decades after it faded from active use, the noun lading took on the same meaning. Lading is still in use and appears most often in "bill of lading"-a term referring to a document that lists goods being shipped and specifies the terms of their transport.
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