Definitions

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  • noun The pattern or decoration made by brocading.
  • verb Present participle of brocade.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As for the production itself -- well, anybody who wants a few yards of pink-scarlet polyester with gold brocading is going to be out of luck, since the set designer must have bought every square inch to be found in New York to wrap and drape not only the backdrop and wings, but to carpet the stage and make chair-cozies for the two metal folding chairs that were all the Duchess's furniture.

    The Duchess of Malfi

  • As for the production itself -- well, anybody who wants a few yards of pink-scarlet polyester with gold brocading is going to be out of luck, since the set designer must have bought every square inch to be found in New York to wrap and drape not only the backdrop and wings, but to carpet the stage and make chair-cozies for the two metal folding chairs that were all the Duchess's furniture.

    The Duchess of Malfi

  • Of course, before placing the final order, I had to play with the gold thread, having fun brocading and embroidering dutifully test the thread for its suitability for both brocade and embroidery.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • I have some superfine silk threads to sell, and I have managed to get my hands on a few spools of real gold thread for couching or brocading weaves.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Oh, and laying down two threads when brocading is quite normal in medieval TW too.

    Guessing the Market

  • Of course, before placing the final order, I had to play with the gold thread, having fun brocading and embroidering dutifully test the thread for its suitability for both brocade and embroidery.

    Here. Have some Goldwork.

  • I have some superfine silk threads to sell, and I have managed to get my hands on a few spools of real gold thread for couching or brocading weaves.

    Crazy busy

  • Saracens, to whom the earlier germs, so to speak, of brocading may be traced.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • Rather more closely allied to modern brocades is the Lyons specimen given in fig. 6, in which the brocading is done not only with silver but also with coloured silks.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • With brocading dandelions each pasture gloriously became even as the Field of the Cloth of Gold; and lo, the beginning of the strawberry shortcake season overlapped the last of the smoked-hog-jowl-and-turnip-greens period, and the voice of the turtle was heard in the land.

    One Third Off

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