(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (of an animal) abandoned by its mother and reared by hand


1. a prickly, bushy Mediterranean juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, whose wood yields a tar.

2. (archaic) A cask or barrel, used in the British Book of Rates for a determinate number of some sort of fish.

- A cade of herrings was a vessel containing 500 herrings, while a cade of sprats contained 1,000.


1. To bring up or nourish by hand, or with tenderness; to coddle; to tame.