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 Meanings and Examples of PAD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  soft or small cushion; a kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  At length, Charley Bates expressed his opinion that it was time to pad the hoof.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
2  But what shocked me more than any signs of physical weakness was that his face was grotesquely criss-crossed with sticking-plaster, and that one large pad of it was fastened over his mouth.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
3  The girl had covered her head with her apron folded into a square pad.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXIX
4  Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
5  It ached in cold weather and the wooden peg was neither well padded nor comfortable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  He was so much manlier than the others; he was an even warm brown, like his new ready-made suit with its padded shoulders.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
7  He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIII
8  Madame coquetted with him in the most captivating and naive manner, with eyes, gestures, and a profusion of compliments, till the Colonel's old head felt thirty years younger on his padded shoulders.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIII
9  Edna was glad to be rid of her father when he finally took himself off with his wedding garments and his bridal gifts, with his padded shoulders, his Bible reading, his "toddies" and ponderous oaths.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIV
10  There were some who had both their arms bound tightly to their sides, and padded stumps in their sleeves, and a sick child hired to carry a cup for them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
11  I have given orders to the night attendant merely to shut him in the padded room, when once he is quiet, until an hour before sunrise.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
12  It was with very considerable difficulty that they got him back to the house and put him in the padded room.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
13  His softly padded feet played the melody while his fingers swept a scale of variations idly along the railings after each group of notes.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In TWO GALLANTS
14  He lit up the difficult places with a flash-light torch, and they went on again, while an owl softly hooted over the oaks, and Flossie padded silently around.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
15  He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The dog hurt one of its pad when it stepped upon a thorny path.
2  You'll have to pad out the chair with some more cloth before recovering it.
3  The child let his mother pad the chair.
4  Welland made a pretence of writing a note in his pad.
5  Keep a pad handy to jot down queries as they occur.
6  Press on the wound with a large pad of cotton wool.
7  The nurse put a clean pad of cotton over his wound.
8  The reviewer padded out his review with a lengthy biography of the author.
9  The critic padded out the review with quotes from the author.
10  Brody was locked in a padded cell and forced to wear a straitjacket.
11  An old worker spread his padded coat on the floor and insisted that I lie down for a while.
12  We padded the box with soft cloth.
13  We padded the seat of the chair with camel hair to make it soft.
14  The dog padded along next to its owner.
15  The shoes are padded to protect the foot.