Last modified on 9 February 2012, at 19:08

cleading

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Scots word for clothing. See cloth.

NounEdit

cleading (plural cleadings)

  1. A jacket or outer covering to prevent radiation of heat, as from the boiler, cylinder, etc. of a steam engine.
  2. The planking or boarding of a shaft, cofferdam, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.