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- n. A caddice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A caddice. See caddice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as caddis-worm.
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After some trouble, I found that they were taking _phryganeae_, _ephemerae_, and _libellulae_ (cadew - flies, may-flies, and dragon-flies), that were just emerged out of their aurelia state.