cade

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

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

cade (not comparable)

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

Verb[edit]

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?)

Noun[edit]

cade (plural cades)

  1. An animal brought up or nourished by hand.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cade (plural cades)

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

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cade (plural cades)

  1. (archaic) A cask or barrel, used in the British Book of Rates for a determinate number of some sort of fish.
    A cade of herrings was a vessel containing 500 herrings, while a cade of sprats contained 1,000.

References[edit]

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

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

cade

  1. present of cader
  2. imperative of cader

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cade

  1. third-person singular present of cadere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cade

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cadō