caddis definition

  • noun:
    • A coarse woolen material, yarn, or ribbon binding.
    • The larva of a caddice fly that usually inhabit cylindrical situations, available at each end, and covered externally with debris.
    • A rough woolen cloth; caddice
    • A kind of worsted lace or ribbon.
    • A kind of worsted lace or ribbon.
    • Flock or wadding of every fibrous material for stuffing, bombasting, and the like, used in the fifteenth century and soon after.
    • some sort of lint for dressing injuries.
    • Wool utilized for coarse embroidery, nearly like modern crewel.
    • some sort of worsted tape or ribbon.
    • A kind of coarse woolen or worsted material. The variegated things employed by the Highlanders of Scotland.
    • A coarse serge.
    • The larva of this caddis-fly. See caddis-worm.

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