Definition of Brocade

1. Noun. Thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



2. Verb. Weave a design into (textiles). "They brocade the cape "
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Tissue, Weave

Definition of Brocade

1. n. Silk stuff, woven with gold and silver threads, or ornamented with raised flowers, foliage, etc.; -- also applied to other stuffs thus wrought and enriched.

Definition of Brocade

1. Noun. (countable uncountable) A thick heavy fabric into which raised patterns have been woven. ¹

2. Noun. An item decorated with brocade. ¹

3. Verb. To decorate fabric with raised woven patterns. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brocade

1. to weave with a raised design [v -CADED, -CADING, -CADES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brocade

broadsword
broadswords
broadtail
broadtails
broadus
broadways
broadwing
broadwings
broadwise
broasted
brob
brobbed
brobbing
brobdingnagians
brobs
brocade (current term)
brocaded
brocadelike
brocades
brocading
brocadings
brocage
brocages
brocard
brocards
brocatel
brocatelle
brocatelles
brocatello
brocatellos

Literary usage of Brocade

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1. Peruvian Fabrics by Morris De Camp Crawford (1916)
"brocade AND EMBROIDERY. In the first paper of the series, certain fabrics really brocaded were assumed to be embroidered. This misapprehension was the ..."

2. A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the by George Richardson Porter (1831)
"SILK brocade. DAMASK. ITS MANUFACTURE BROUGHT TO ENGLAND. ... In preparing the threads for manufacturing gold brocade, a flattened silver-gilt wire or ..."

3. The Useful Arts Employed in the Production of Clothing (1851)
"In the preparation of the threads for the brocade, a flattened ... The Venetians invented a new form of brocade which they named ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"brocade, in brocade cover, Hoyt, W., Feb. 27, '20. (41) $57.50. KEACH (Benjamin). War with the Devil. Lond., 1684. 12mo. Hf. mor., Moynan, A., June 14, '20. ..."

5. The BookmanPopular culture (1897)
"THE brocade SERIES * JUST ISSUED m SO FAR AS KNOWN, this is the first attempt ... SETS OF THE brocade SERIES are put up in cabinet style boxes, 3 volumes, ..."

6. The Emir of Bokhara and His Country: Journeys and Studies in Bokhara (with a by Ole Olufsen (1911)
"The rich officials and the Emir often wear such boots of gold- or silver-brocade, and on entering a house or a mosque, the galoches are placed at the door. ..."

7. The Statutes at Large: From Magna Charta to ... 1869 by Great Britain (1765)
"... fringe, and brocade, continue to be daily brought into, and fohl within this kingdom, and great fums of many are daily exported out of ¡his kingdom for ..."

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