- a coarse woolen material; worsted yarn
- a worsted ribbon
Origin of caddisMiddle English and Old French cadas, floss silk; confused with French cadis, coarse serge, after Cadiz (? where made)
A coarse woolen fabric, yarn, or ribbon binding.
Origin of caddisProbably from Middle English cadace cotton wool ( from Anglo-Norman) ( from Old Provençal cadarz ) and from French cadis woolen cloth ( from Old Provençal)