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 Meanings and Examples of CLAD
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clad
 a.  having an outer covering especially of thin metal; wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  At the head of the column there rode a score or more of grave ironfaced men, clad in sombre homespun garments and armed with rifles.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  He was a tall, savage-looking young fellow, mounted on a powerful roan horse, and clad in the rough dress of a hunter, with a long rifle slung over his shoulders.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
3  This formidable baron was clad in a leathern doublet, fitted close to his body, which was frayed and soiled with the stains of his armour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Two halberdiers, clad in black, guarded the drawbridge, and others, in the same sad livery, glided to and fro upon the walls with a funereal pace, resembling spectres more than soldiers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  Behind them followed other Companions of the Temple, with a long train of esquires and pages clad in black, aspirants to the honour of being one day Knights of the Order.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  The man who entered was young, some two-and-twenty at the outside, well-groomed and trimly clad, with something of refinement and delicacy in his bearing.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
7  Our own door flew open, and a lady, clad in some dark-coloured stuff, with a black veil, entered the room.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
8  He was a middle-sized man, coarsely clad as became his calling, with a coloured shirt protruding through the rent in his tattered coat.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
9  Beside this table, on the wooden chair, sat Dr. Grimesby Roylott clad in a long grey dressing-gown, his bare ankles protruding beneath, and his feet thrust into red heelless Turkish slippers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
10  He was clad in a professional but rather slovenly fashion, for his frock-coat was dingy and his trousers frayed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
11  He was clad only in his long night-dress, and his swollen ankles and ungainly feet protruded starkly from beneath it.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
12  The younger had left us, but he suddenly returned through another door, leading with him a gentleman clad in some sort of loose dressing-gown who moved slowly towards us.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
13  I could not see her clearly enough to know more than that she was tall and graceful, with black hair, and clad in some sort of loose white gown.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
14  Holmes was seated at his side-table clad in his dressing-gown, and working hard over a chemical investigation.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
15  He was a tall, handsome, swarthy fellow, clad in a suit of gray flannel, with a Panama hat, a bristling black beard, and a great, aggressive hooked nose, and flourishing a cane as he walked.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
Example Sentence:
1  A strange figure appeared in the doorway, clad in white.
2  She felt hot, despite being clad only in a thin cotton dress.
3  An ape's an ape, a varlet's a varlet, though they be clad in silk or scarlet.
4  One opened her coat to reveal a scantily clad body.
5  At the end of July, Michael Ellsberg posted something truly subversive on Facebook. It wasn't a scantily clad photograph of himself.