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caddis

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noun cad·dis \ˈka-dəs\
variants: or less commonly

caddice

Definition of caddis

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

Origin and Etymology of caddis

Middle English cadas cotton wool, from Anglo-French cadaz, from Old Occitan cadarz


First Known Use: 1530


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caddis

noun cad·dis

Definition of caddis

  1. :  caddisworm; also :  caddis fly

1651

First Known Use of caddis

1651


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