Mockado
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]


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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 — /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 — inferior quality woollen fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mock — Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs ({Discopleura})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock bishop's weed — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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