re·​clad (ˌ)rē-ˈklad How to pronounce reclad (audio)
reclad also recladded; recladding; reclads

transitive verb

: to clad again or anew
The brick-faced garage, built in 1980, would be reclad with a warm-colored base of terracotta louvers and perforated metal panels grouped in a vertical grid.Donna Goodison

Examples of reclad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this case, commission research has found that although the schoolhouse’s original dark brick facade was reclad sometime in the early 20th century, the structure retains its 19th-century form and four-bay facade configuration, including its characteristic separate entrances for girls and boys. John Freeman Gill, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2022 The Paper Palace has long since been sold (and reclad in bourgeois shingles). Penelope Green, New York Times, 13 Aug. 2022 Klein and friends reclad the post-and-beam structure to keep it from falling apart but kept it without plumbing or electricity. Jenny Xie, Curbed, 25 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reclad was in 1805

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Cite this Entry

“Reclad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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