Cad
Cad Cad, n. [Abbrev. fr. cadet.] 1. A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; an idle hanger-on about innyards. [Eng.] --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

2. A lowbred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow. [Cant] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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  • CAD — CAD …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • cad — cad, bounder, rotter mean one who shows himself to be no gentleman. Usually they are somewhat vague terms of contempt for bad behavior or manners. Cad is applied especially to a man who violates in some way or another the code of morals or of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • CAD — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda CAD puede referirse a: Comité de Ayuda al Desarrollo Ciudadanos Al Día Diseño asistido por computador (del inglés Computer Aided Design) Computer Assisted Detection Colectivo Antifascista Dimitrov Centro… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cad — ⇒CAD, subst. masc. Vx ou région. Genévrier commun. Un couple de tourterelles (...) roucoulait dans l épaisseur d un cad (GENEVOIX, Fatou Cissé, 1954, p. 83). Étymol. et Hist. 1763 bot. kad (ADANSON, Famille des Plantes, Paris, 2e part., p. 529)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • .cad — cad,   Erweiterung für eine Datei, die CAD Daten enthält (CAD) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cad — s.m.inv. var. → CAD …   Dizionario italiano

  • CAD — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS inform. nome generico del software applicativo per il disegno e la progettazione tecnica {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: cad. DATA: 1983. ETIMO: propr. sigla di Computer Aided Design progettazione assistita dal… …   Dizionario italiano

  • cad — [kæd] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: cad unskilled helper (1800 1900), from caddy; CADDY11] old fashioned a man who cannot be trusted, especially one who treats women badly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cad — 1730, shortening of CADET (Cf. cadet) (q.v.); originally used of servants, then (1831) of town boys by students at British universities and public schools (though at Cambridge it meant snob ). Meaning person lacking in finer feelings is from 1838 …   Etymology dictionary

  • CAD — (Coronary Artery Disease) kæd phase of arteriosclerosis that involves buildup of cholesterol inside the arterial walls CAD (Computer Aided Design) kæd method of creating designs and blueprints using a computer …   English contemporary dictionary

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