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Definition of PAD

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Pad \Pad\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Padded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Padding}.]
     1. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Calico Printing) To imbue uniformly with a mordant; as, to pad cloth. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Pad \Pad\, v. i.
     1. To travel heavily or slowly. --Bunyan.
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     2. To rob on foot. [Obs.] --Cotton Mather.
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     3. To wear a path by walking. [Prov. Eng.]
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Pad \Pad\, n. [Perh. akin to pod.]
     1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing. [1913 Webster]

     2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; esp., one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper. [1913 Webster]

     3. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame. [1913 Webster]

     4. A stuffed guard or protection; esp., one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising. [1913 Webster]

     5. (Zool.) A cushionlike thickening of the skin one the under side of the toes of animals. [1913 Webster]

     6. A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant. [1913 Webster]

     7. (Med.) A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc. [1913 Webster]

     8. (Naut.) A piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck. --W. C. Russel. [1913 Webster]

     9. A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles. [Eng.] --Simmonds. [1913 Webster]

     10. A dwelling place, usually an apartment; one's living quarters; as, come over to my pad to watch the game. [Slang] [PJC]

     11. A sum of money paid as a bribe to police officers, shared among them; also, the list of such officers receiving such a bribe. [PJC]

     {Pad cloth}, a saddlecloth; a housing.

     {Pad saddle}. See def. 3, above.

     {Pad tree} (Harness Making), a piece of wood or metal which gives rigidity and shape to a harness pad. --Knight.

     {on the pad}, receiving bribes; -- of police officers. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

pad \pad\ (p[a^]d), n. [D. pad. [root]21. See {Path}.]
     1. A footpath; a road. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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     2. An easy-paced horse; a padnag. --Addison
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              An abbot on an ambling pad.           --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

     3. A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; -- usually called a {footpad}. --Gay. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

     4. The act of robbing on the highway. [Obs.]
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Pad \Pad\, v. t.
     To travel upon foot; to tread. [Obs.]
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           Padding the streets for half a crown.    --Somerville. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

PAD
         Packet Assembling Disassembling (CCITT, X.3, X.28, X.29, PSDN)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

423 Moby Thesaurus words for "pad":
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