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cade1

[keyd] /keɪd/
noun
1.
a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade) used in treating skin diseases.
Compare juniper tar.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Middle French < Provençal; akin to Late Latin catanum; perhaps originally a plant name in a substratum language of the Alps and Pyrenees

cade2

[keyd] /keɪd/
adjective
1.
Eastern New England and British. (of the young of animals) abandoned or left by the mother and raised by humans:
a cade lamb.
Origin
1425-75; late Middle English cad(e), of obscure origin

Cade

[keyd] /keɪd/
noun
1.
Jack, died 1450, English rebel during the reign of Henry VI, based in Kent.

-cade

1.
a combining form extracted from cavalcade, used with the meaning “procession” in the formation of compound words:
motorcade; tractorcade.
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British Dictionary definitions for cade

cade1

/keɪd/
noun
1.
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
Word Origin
C16: via Old French from Old Provençal, from Medieval Latin catanus

cade2

/keɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet
Word Origin
C15: of unknown origin

Cade

/keɪd/
noun
1.
Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)

-cade

combining form
1.
indicating a procession of a specified kind: motorcade
Word Origin
abstracted from cavalcade
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Word Origin and History for cade
adj.

"pet, tame," mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.

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