cade







cade


noun

  1. a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade), used in treating skin diseases.

adjective

  1. Eastern New England and British. (of the young of animals) abandoned or left by the mother and raised by humans: a cade lamb.

noun

  1. Jack,died 1450, English rebel during the reign of Henry VI, based in Kent.

  1. a combining form extracted from cavalcade, used with the meaning “procession” in the formation of compound words: motorcade; tractorcade.

noun

  1. a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments

adjective

  1. (of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet

noun

  1. Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)

n combining form

  1. indicating a procession of a specified kindmotorcade
adj.

“pet, tame,” mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.

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