(noun, verb)


1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) The mouth of a river.

2. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A passage for water; a ditch or drain.

3. (Scotland) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.


1. remove with or as if with a ladle

Similar word(s): laden, ladle

Definition categories: contact, remove, take, withdraw

2. fill or place a load on

Similar word(s): laden, load

Definition categories: contact, fill

Sentences with lade as a verb:

- to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern