caddis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cadis, from Old French cadaz, from Old Occitan, from Old Catalan cadirs, cadins.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkædɪs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

caddis (countable and uncountable, plural caddises)

  1. The larva of a caddis fly. They generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with debris.
  2. A rough woolen cloth; caddice.
  3. A kind of worsted lace or ribbon.

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