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cade 1

 (kād)
adj.
Left by its mother and reared by hand: a cade calf.

[Middle English, pet, pet lamb, of unknown origin.]

cade 2

 (kād)
n.
A bushy juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) chiefly of the Mediterranean region that is used in horticulture and whose wood yields juniper tar. Also called prickly juniper.

[French, from Provençal, from Old Provençal, from Late Latin catanus, perhaps from a non-Celtic language of pre-Roman Gaul.]

cade

(keɪd)
n
(Plants) 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
[C16: via Old French from Old Provençal, from Medieval Latin catanus]

cade

(keɪd)
adj
(of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet
[C15: of unknown origin]

Cade

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

cade1

(keɪd)

n.
a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid used in treating skin diseases.
[1565–75]

cade2

(keɪd)

adj.
New Eng., Brit. (of the young of animals) abandoned by the mother and raised by humans.
[1425–75]

-cade

a combining form with the meaning “procession, parade”: motorcade.
[extracted from cavalcade]

Cade

 a cask or barrel containing a quantity of 720 herrings, later 500 herrings; a quantity of 1000 sprats.
Examples: cade of herrings, 1440; of sprats, 1704.
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