caddis


1cad·dis

noun \ˈka-dəs\

Definition of CADDIS

:  worsted yarn; specifically :  a worsted ribbon or binding formerly used for garters and girdles

Variants of CADDIS

cad·dis also cad·dice \ˈka-dəs\

Origin of CADDIS

Middle English cadas cotton wool, from Anglo-French cadaz, from Old Occitan cadarz
First Known Use: 1530

2caddis

noun

Definition of CADDIS

:  caddisworm; also :  caddis fly

First Known Use of CADDIS

1651

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