fabric woven with an elaborate design, especially one having a raised overall pattern.
to weave with a raised design or figure.
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
Missy Dana Gatlin
What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
The Regent E. Arnold Bennett
The Way of the Gods John Luther Long
Temple Trouble Henry Beam Piper
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
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, […]
a plant, Brassica rapa ruvo, of which the slightly bitter, dark-green leaves and clustered flower buds are eaten as a vegetable.