caddice

1
[ kad-is ]
/ ˈkæd ɪs /
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noun

Related formscad·diced, adjective

Definition for caddice (2 of 3)

caddice

2
[ kad-is ]
/ ˈkæd ɪs /

noun

Definition for caddice (3 of 3)

caddis

1

or cad·dice

[ kad-is ]
/ ˈkæd ɪs /

noun

a kind of woolen braid, ribbon, or tape.

Origin of caddis

1
1570–80; probably < Middle French cadis kind of woolen cloth < Old Provençal < Catalan cadirs, of obscure origin; Middle English cadace, cadas material for padding doublets (< Anglo-French) is apparently a distinct word
Related formscad·dised, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for caddice

caddis

caddice

/ (ˈkædɪs) /

noun

a type of coarse woollen yarn, braid, or fabric
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Word Origin and History for caddice

caddis


n.

"larva of the May-fly," 1650s, of unknown origin, perhaps a diminutive of some sense of cad.

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