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- n. Plural form of caddice.
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_fasciculi_ of small fibres interwoven with each other, not unlike the nidus of some of the _phyganeas_, called caddices; but whether they were animal or vegetable substances, whence they came, or for what they were designed, neither Mr Banks nor Dr Solander could guess.
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