Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Clad in tin or tin-coated metal.
  • n. A lightly armored river steamer used in the US Civil War.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the civil war in the United States, a gunboat protected by very light plating of metal, used on the western rivers.

Etymologies

tin +‎ clad (Wiktionary)

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