Cade

[ keyd ]
/ keɪd /

noun

Jack,died 1450, English rebel during the reign of Henry VI, based in Kent.
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British Dictionary definitions for jack cade (1 of 3)

cade

1
/ (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 jack cade (2 of 3)

cade

2
/ (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 jack cade (3 of 3)

Cade

/ (keɪd) /

noun

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