fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern.
to weave with a raised design or figure.
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a rich fabric woven with a raised design, often using gold or silver threads
(as modifier): brocade curtains
(transitive) to weave with such a design
fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern. to weave with a raised design or figure. Historical Examples In the Border Country Josephine Daskam Bacon Richard I Jacob Abbott Major Vigoureux A. T. Quiller-Couch The Life Of Sir John Falstaff Robert B. Brough With Spurs of Gold Frances Nimmo Greene […]
a brocade in which the design is woven in high relief. an ornamental marble with variegated coloring, found especially in Italy and Spain.
a brocade in which the design is woven in high relief. an ornamental marble with variegated coloring, found especially in Italy and Spain. Historical Examples Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon The Knight of Malta Eugene Sue noun a heavy brocade with the design in deep relief, used chiefly in upholstery a type of variegated […]
a form of a cultivated cruciferous plant, Brassica oleracea botrytis, whose leafy stalks and clusters of usually green buds are eaten as a vegetable. Contemporary Examples Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison Daniel Genis June 20, 2014 Did Scalia Parrot Fox News During Health-Care Arguments? Matthew DeLuca April 4, […]