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cade

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[ keyd ]
/ keɪd /
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noun
a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade ), used in treating skin diseases.
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Origin of cade

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1565–75; <Middle French <Provençal; akin to Late Latin catanum; perhaps originally a plant name in a substratum language of the Alps and Pyrenees

Other definitions for cade (2 of 4)

cade2
[ keyd ]
/ keɪd /

adjective
Eastern New England and British. (of the young of animals) abandoned or left by the mother and raised by humans: a cade lamb.

Origin of cade

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1425–75; late Middle English cad(e), of obscure origin

Other definitions for cade (3 of 4)

Cade
[ keyd ]
/ keɪd /

noun
Jack, died 1450, English rebel during the reign of Henry VI, based in Kent.

Other definitions for cade (4 of 4)

-cade

a combining form extracted from cavalcade, used with the meaning “procession” in the formation of compound words: motorcade; tractorcade.
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British Dictionary definitions for cade (1 of 4)

cade1
/ (keɪd) /

noun
a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments

Word Origin for cade

C16: via Old French from Old Provençal, from Medieval Latin catanus

British Dictionary definitions for cade (2 of 4)

cade2
/ (keɪd) /

adjective
(of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet

Word Origin for cade

C15: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for cade (3 of 4)

Cade
/ (keɪd) /

noun
Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)

British Dictionary definitions for cade (4 of 4)

-cade

n combining form
indicating a procession of a specified kindmotorcade

Word Origin for -cade

abstracted from cavalcade
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