There are 2 definitions of clad in English:

clad1

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Pronunciation: /klad
 
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archaic or literary past participle of clothe

adjective

  • 2Covered with cladding: [in combination]: copper-clad boards
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    • These are also the people who gave us stone cladding - it's almost impossible to shift a clad house without a huge spend to remove it and repair the frontage.
    • Classrooms were in a building with stone steps up to the front door, and in later years there was a pine-clad hut across the yard that was also a classroom.
    • Natural and artificial light is reflected from the polished and honed surfaces of the stone-clad interior.

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Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

There are 2 definitions of clad in English:

clad2

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Pronunciation: /klad
 
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verb (clads, cladding; past and past participle cladded or clad)

[with object]
  • Encase (a structure) with a covering or coating: he cladded the concrete-frame structure in stainless steel
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    • Local Dalmatian sandy limestone clads the in-situ structure, the stone cut smooth in contrast to the rough city wall across the new alley.
    • The thick stone that clads the facades was chosen to last; the facades look much as they did when new.
    • Fiber-cement siding clads the Greenpeace home's exterior, and low-VOC paints cover interior walls.

Origin

mid 16th century (in the sense 'clothe'): apparently from clad1.

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