caddis

1

or cad·dice

[ kad-is ]
/ ˈkæd ɪs /

noun

a kind of woolen braid, ribbon, or tape.

Origin of caddis

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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 forms

cad·dised, adjective

Definition for caddis (2 of 2)

caddis

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[ kad-is ]
/ ˈkæd ɪs /

noun

Origin of caddis

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by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for caddis

caddis

caddice

/ (ˈkædɪs) /

noun

a type of coarse woollen yarn, braid, or fabric
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