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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
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English cad(e), of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for cadest

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)
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Word Origin and History for cadest

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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