Definitions for caddisˈkæd ɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cad•disˈkæd ɪs(n.)

or cad•dice 1

  1. a kind of woolen braid, ribbon, or tape.

    Category: Textiles, Clothing

Origin of caddis:

1570–80; prob. < MF cadis

cad′dised(adj.)

cad•disˈkæd ɪs(n.)

  1. Category: Entomology

    Ref: caddisworm .

Origin of caddis:

by shortening

Wiktionary

  1. caddis(Noun)

    The larva of a caddice fly that generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with debris.

  2. caddis(Noun)

    A rough woolen cloth; caddice

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caddis(noun)

    the larva of a caddice fly. These larvae generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells, gravel, bits of wood, etc. They are a favorite bait with anglers. Called also caddice worm, or caddis worm

  2. Caddis(noun)

    a kind of worsted lace or ribbon

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