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brocade

bro·cade

 (brō-kād′)
n.
A heavy fabric interwoven with a rich, raised design.

[Spanish or Portuguese brocado, from Italian brocato, from brocco, twisted thread, from Vulgar Latin *brocca, spike, from Latin brocchus, projecting, of Celtic origin.]

bro·cade′ v.

brocade

(brəʊˈkeɪd)
n
(Textiles)
a. a rich fabric woven with a raised design, often using gold or silver threads
b. (as modifier): brocade curtains.
vb
(Textiles) (tr) to weave with such a design
[C17: from Spanish brocado, from Italian broccato embossed fabric, from brocco spike, from Latin brochus projecting; see broach1]

bro•cade

(broʊˈkeɪd)

n., v. -cad•ed, -cad•ing. n.
1. fabric woven with an elaborate raised design, often using gold or silver thread.
v.t.
2. to weave with a raised design or figure.
[1555–65; earlier brocado < Sp < Italian broccato embossed (fabric)]

brocade


Past participle: brocaded
Gerund: brocading

Imperative
brocade
brocade
Present
I brocade
you brocade
he/she/it brocades
we brocade
you brocade
they brocade
Preterite
I brocaded
you brocaded
he/she/it brocaded
we brocaded
you brocaded
they brocaded
Present Continuous
I am brocading
you are brocading
he/she/it is brocading
we are brocading
you are brocading
they are brocading
Present Perfect
I have brocaded
you have brocaded
he/she/it has brocaded
we have brocaded
you have brocaded
they have brocaded
Past Continuous
I was brocading
you were brocading
he/she/it was brocading
we were brocading
you were brocading
they were brocading
Past Perfect
I had brocaded
you had brocaded
he/she/it had brocaded
we had brocaded
you had brocaded
they had brocaded
Future
I will brocade
you will brocade
he/she/it will brocade
we will brocade
you will brocade
they will brocade
Future Perfect
I will have brocaded
you will have brocaded
he/she/it will have brocaded
we will have brocaded
you will have brocaded
they will have brocaded
Future Continuous
I will be brocading
you will be brocading
he/she/it will be brocading
we will be brocading
you will be brocading
they will be brocading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brocading
you have been brocading
he/she/it has been brocading
we have been brocading
you have been brocading
they have been brocading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brocading
you will have been brocading
he/she/it will have been brocading
we will have been brocading
you will have been brocading
they will have been brocading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brocading
you had been brocading
he/she/it had been brocading
we had been brocading
you had been brocading
they had been brocading
Conditional
I would brocade
you would brocade
he/she/it would brocade
we would brocade
you would brocade
they would brocade
Past Conditional
I would have brocaded
you would have brocaded
he/she/it would have brocaded
we would have brocaded
you would have brocaded
they would have brocaded

brocade

A heavy fabric with a raised design.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brocade - thick heavy expensive material with a raised patternbrocade - thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Verb1.brocade - weave a design into (textiles)
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
tissue, weave - create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles"
Translations
نَسيجٌ مُقَصَّب
brokát
brokade
BrokatBrokatstoff
brokát
brokatas
brokāts
brokat
brokátbrokátový
brokarsırmalı diba

brocade

[brəʊˈkeɪd] Nbrocado m

brocade

[brəˈkeɪd] nbrocart m

brocade

nBrokat m
attrBrokat-, brokaten

brocade

[brəʊˈkeɪd] nbroccato

brocade

(brəˈkeid) , ((American) brəu-) noun, adjective
(of) a (usually silk) material having a raised design on it. curtains made of blue brocade; brocade curtains.
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes the whole waistcoat, which came down almost to the knees, was made of gold brocade.
Cutter put on her brocade and went among their friends soliciting orders for painted china, saying that Mr.
The old man, with his sleeves turned up, was gathering up in folds a piece of gold-flowered brocade, so as the better to exhibit its luster.
Little Rawdon stood with his face against the parlour window-panes, smiling and nodding with all his might to his aunt in the carriage within; and presently Sir Pitt issued forth from the house again, leading forth a lady with grand feathers, covered in a white shawl, and holding up daintily a train of magnificent brocade.
Let Sancho he of good cheer; for when he least expects it he will find himself seated on the throne of his island and seat of dignity, and will take possession of his government that he may discard it for another of three-bordered brocade.
So busy was she on this day that she did not hear Laurie's ring nor see his face peeping in at her as she gravely promenaded to and fro, flirting her fan and tossing her head, on which she wore a great pink turban, contrasting oddly with her blue brocade dress and yellow quilted petticoat.
The first of these personages carried in his right hand a sword; the second, two golden keys; the third, a pair of scales; the fourth, a spade: and, in order to aid sluggish minds which would not have seen clearly through the transparency of these attributes, there was to be read, in large, black letters, on the hem of the robe of brocade, MY NAME IS NOBILITY; on the hem of the silken robe, MY NAME IS CLERGY; on the hem of the woolen robe, MY NAME IS MERCHANDISE; on the hem of the linen robe, MY NAME IS LABOR.
Her wedding dress was to have been a gown of white brocade with purple violets in it.
The state bed of Sobieski, King of Poland, was made of Smyrna gold brocade embroidered in turquoises with verses from the Koran.
She wore a green brocade dress and held a green parrot on her finger.
There were bits of old brocade on the walls, and the piano was covered with a piece of silk, beautiful and tarnished; in one corner was a copy of the Venus of Milo, and in another of the Venus of the Medici.
The furniture was framed in gold and upholstered in satin brocade and it consisted of easy chairs, divans and stools in great variety.