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Meaning of BROCADE

Pronunciation:  brow'keyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  2. [v]  weave a design into (textiles)
 

BROCADE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile, tissue, weave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bro*cade"\, n. [Sp. brocado (cf. It. broccato, F.
brocart), fr. LL. brocare *prick, to figure (textile
fabrics), to emboss (linen), to stitch. See {Broach}.]
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.

 

 

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