Brocade : Definition


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Definitions of Brocade

Pronunciation : Bro*cade"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Sp. brocado (cf. It. broccato, F. brocart), fr. LL. brocare *prick, to figure (textile fabrics), to emboss (linen), to stitch. See Broach.]
Definition : Defn: Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with raised flowers, foliage, etc.; -- also applied to other stuffs thus wrought and enriched. A gala suit of faded brocade. W. Irving.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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