Origin of brocadeSpanish brocado from Italian broccato, origin, originally past participle of broccare, to prick, embroider from brocco: see broach
transitive verb-·cad′ed, -·cad′ing
Origin of brocadeSpanish or Portuguese brocado from Italian brocato from brocco twisted thread from Vulgar Latin brocca spike from Latin brocchus projecting of Celtic origin
(countable and uncountable, plural brocades)
(third-person singular simple present brocades, present participle brocading, simple past and past participle brocaded)
- To decorate fabric with raised woven patterns.