fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern.
verb (used with object), brocaded, brocading.
to weave with a raised design or figure.

1555–65; earlier brocado < Spanish < Italian broccato embossed (fabric), past participle of broccare, derivative of brocco twisted thread, shoot < Late Latin; see broach

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brocade (brəʊˈkeɪd)
1.  a.  a rich fabric woven with a raised design, often using gold or silver threads
 b.  (as modifier): brocade curtains
2.  (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]

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Word Origin & History

1560s, from Sp. brocado, from It. broccato "embossed cloth," originally pp. of broccare "to stud, set with nails," from brocco "small nail," from L. broccus "projecting, pointed" (see broach (n.)).
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Example sentences
Brocade develops and sells computer storage networking products.
Comes in a velvet-lined brocade gift box with a blue-and-white porcelain dish
  for the seal paste.
The walls are decorated with brocade and wood panels.
Some are in plain weave, others in gauze, still others are in tapestry
  technique or brocade.
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