See also: Cade, cadé, cadê, -cade, cad é, and čadě

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English cade, kad, kod, ultimately of unknown origin.

AdjectiveEdit

cade (not comparable)

  1. (of an animal) abandoned by its mother and reared by hand

VerbEdit

cade (third-person singular simple present cades, present participle cading, simple past and past participle caded)

  1. To bring up or nourish by hand, or with tenderness; to coddle; to tame.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)

NounEdit

cade (plural cades)

  1. An animal brought up or nourished by hand.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Middle French cade or Old Occitan cade, from Latin catanum.

NounEdit

cade (plural cades)

  1. western prickly juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, whose wood yields a tar.

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Middle French cade (barrel), from Latin cadus (bottle, jar).

NounEdit

cade (plural cades)

  1. (archaic) A cask or barrel.
    A cade of herrings was a vessel containing 500 herrings, while a cade of sprats contained 1,000.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used in the British Book of Rates for a determinate number of some sort of fish.

ReferencesEdit

This article incorporates content from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, a publication in the public domain.

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InterlinguaEdit

VerbEdit

cade

  1. present of cader
  2. imperative of cader

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

cade

  1. third-person singular present of cadere

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cade

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cadō

NounEdit

cade

  1. vocative singular of cadus

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جادة(jāda).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cade f (Arabic spelling جادە‎)

  1. road, street

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