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caddice


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caddice  \Cad"dice\,  Caddis  \Cad"dis\,  n.  [Prov.  E.  caddy,  cadew; 
  cf  G.  k["o]der  bait.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  larva  of  a  caddice  fly.  These  larv[ae]  generally  live  in 
  cylindrical  cases,  open  at  each  end  and  covered  externally 
  with  pieces  of  broken  shells,  gravel,  bits  of  wood,  etc  They 
  are  a  favorite  bait  with  anglers.  Called  also  {caddice  worm}, 
  or  {caddis  worm}. 
 
  {Caddice  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  species  of  trichopterous  insect, 
  whose  larva  is  the  caddice.