Cade definition

kād
Untended by its mother and brought up by a human being, often as a pet.

A cade lamb.

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A bushy Mediterranean juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) whose tarlike oil distilled from the wood is used in the treatment of skin disorders.
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Procession.

Motorcade.

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Procession, parade.

Motorcade.

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An English metonymic occupational surname​ for a cooper.
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A male given name transferred from the surname.
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A bushy juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) chiefly of the Mediterranean region that is used in horticulture and whose wood yields juniper tar.
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Left by its mother and reared by hand.

A cade calf.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cade
Plural:
cades

Origin of cade

  • From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • French from Provençal from Old Provençal from Late Latin catanus perhaps from a non-Celtic language of pre-Roman Gaul

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English pet, pet lamb of unknown origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From cavalcade

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formed from cavalcade, inferred to be a suffix

    From Wiktionary