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Date: 1200-1300
Origin: Old past participle of clothe

clad

adjective
     
clad literary
1 wearing a particular kind of clothing
clad in
She felt hot, despite being clad only in a thin cotton dress.
warmly/suitably/scantily clad (=dressed warmly etc)
2

snow-clad/ivy-clad etc

covered in a particular thing:
an armour-clad ship

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