brocade (n.)

"silken fabric variegated with gold and silver or otherwise ornamented," 1560s, from Spanish brocado, corresponding to Italian broccato "embossed cloth," originally past participle of broccare "to stud, set with nails," from brocco (Spanish broca) "small nail," from Latin broccus "projecting, pointed" (see broach (n.)).

brocade (v.)

"to weave or work into a brocade," 1650s (implied in brocaded), from brocade (n.). Related: Brocading.

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