What does the word pad mean?

Usage examples for pad

  1. Then he crossed cautiously into the alcove and started to pad up the alcove stairs, his face white and strained with excitement and hope. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. The desk opened with the drawer- or rather unrolled itself- a flexible wood- flap running back when it was opened, and releasing a lid that made one- half of the writing- pad when turned back. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  3. Pad concluded the game was up. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus