Definitions

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  • n. A stuff made in imitation of velvet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stuff made in imitation of velvet; -- probably the same as mock velvet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See moccado.

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Examples

  • Sept. 10th, my dream of being naked, and my skyn all overwrowght with work like some kinde of tuft mockado, with crosses blew and red; and on my left arme, abowt the arme, in a wreath, this word I red -- sine me nihil potestis facere: and another the same night of Mr. Secretary

    The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee And the Catalog of His Library of Manuscripts

  • For who would not thinke it a ridiculous thing to see a Lady in her milke-house with a velvet gowne, and at a bridal in her cassock of mockado: a Gentleman of the Countrey among the bushes and briers, goes in a pounced dublet and a paire of embroidered hosen, the the Cities to weare a fries Ierkin and a paire of leather breeches? yet some such phantasticals haue I knowen, and one a certaine knight, of all other the most vaine, who commonly would come to the

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • For who would not thinke it a ridiculous thing to see a Lady in her milke-house with a veluet gowne, and at a bridall in her cassock of mockado: a Gentleman of the Countrey among the bushes and briers, goe in a pounced dublet and a paire of embrodered hosen, in the Citie to weare a frise Ierkin and a paire of leather breeches? yet some such phantasticals haue I knowen, and one a certaine knight, of all other the most vaine, who commonly would come to the Sessions, and other ordinarie meetings and Commissions in the Countrey, so bedect with buttons and aglets of gold and such costly embroderies, as the poore plaine men of the Countrey called him (for his gaynesse) the golden knight.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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