brocade


brocade
noun Etymology: Spanish brocado, from Catalan brocat, from Italian broccato, from broccare to spur, brocade, from brocco small nail, from Latin broccus projecting Date: 1588 1. a rich silk fabric with raised patterns in gold and silver 2. a fabric characterized by raised designs • brocade transitive verbbrocaded adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.