mockado


mockado
inferior quality woollen fabric

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Mockado — (also moquette,[1] moucade) is a woollen pile fabric made in imitation of silk velvet from the mid sixteenth century.[2][3][4] Mockado was usually constructed with a woollen pile on a linen or wors …   Wikipedia

  • Mockado — Mock a*do, n. A stuff made in imitation of velvet; probably the same as {mock velvet}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Our rich mockado doublet. Ford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mockado — A mock velvet fabric woven of wool yarn heavily raised in the finish, and made in brocade designs. Qualities are also made of wool and silk mixture yarns. They were also called mock velvets in the 16th an 17th centuries …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • mockado — /meuh kah doh/, n., pl. mockadoes. a fabric simulating velvet, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries. [1535 45; earlier mockeado < It moccaiardo (by assoc. with MOCK). See MOHAIR] * * * …   Universalium

  • mockado — mock·a·do …   English syllables

  • mockado —   n. ancient woollen fabric; inferior material; tawdry …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mockado — məˈkä(ˌ)dō noun ( es) Etymology: modification of obsolete Italian mocaiardo, mocaiarro fabric of camel s or goat s hair, mohair more at mohair 1. : a fabric made chiefly in the 16th and 17th centuries usually of wool and in imitation of velvet 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuft Mockado — Silk fabric made to imitate velvet (see Mochado) …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • mock velvet — Mockado Mock a*do, n. A stuff made in imitation of velvet; probably the same as {mock velvet}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Our rich mockado doublet. Ford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moquette — is type of fabric with a thick, dense pile. It is a particularly versatile and hard wearing material, predominantly wool with a small percentage of polyester. Moquette is renowned for its attractive, hard wearing, durable, and fire resistant… …   Wikipedia


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