In the second minute of the second period his shot off Worsley's pads hit the post again.
But the pro-BCS coalition, like Fleischer and me, has the pads on and is ready for battle.
We brush away the glass and dirt from the table with a clean paint brush, and change the pads under him so all is spotless.
Players wore battle dress, no pads, no shin guards, no real equipment except skates and sticks.
Yesterday she was shod in light racin' pads, an' under her own jockey.
In the brown tabby the feet and pads are black; in the yellow and red, the feet and pads are pink.
His sandals made no more sound than the pads of a panther would have made; his eyes were slits, his lips unconsciously asnarl.
The nose and pads of the feet are dark, and the eyes are orange yellow.
The iii stories are far too long, he complains, and Richardson pads them to increase the profits of authorship.
Men with pads across their chests work like truck horses in Tokyo.
1550s, "bundle of straw to lie on," possibly from or related to Low German or obsolete Flemish pad "sole of the foot," which is perhaps from PIE *pent- "to tread, go" (see find (v.)), but cf. path (n.). Meaning "cushion-like part of an animal foot" is from 1790 in English. Generalized sense of "something soft" is from c.1700; the sense of "a number of sheets fastened together" (in writing pad, drawing pad, etc.) is from 1865.
Sense of "takeoff or landing place for a helicopter" is from 1960. The word persisted in underworld slang from early 18c. in the sense "sleeping place," and was popularized again c.1959, originally in beatnik speech (later hippie slang) in its original English sense of "place to sleep temporarily."
"to walk," 1550s, probably from Middle Dutch paden "walk along a path, make a path," from pad, pat "path." Originally criminals' slang, perhaps of imitative origin (sound of feet trudging on a dirt road). Related: Padded; padding.
A soft material forming a cushion, used in applying or relieving pressure on a part, or in filling a depression so that dressings can fit snugly.
A fatty mass of tissue acting as a cushion in the body, such as the fleshy underside of a finger or toe.
To increase the amount or length of: He was padding his expense account (1913+)