mock·​a·​do | \ məˈkä(ˌ)dō \
plural -es

Definition of mockado

1 : a fabric made chiefly in the 16th and 17th centuries usually of wool and in imitation of velvet
2 obsolete : inferior stuff : trumpery

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History and Etymology for mockado

modification of obsolete Italian mocaiardo, mocaiarro fabric of camel's or goat's hair, mohair

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“Mockado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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