E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
or Caddis. Worsted galloon, crewel. (Welsh, cadas, brocade; cadach is a kerchief; Irish, cadan.)
He hath ribands of all the colours i the rainbow; caddisses, cambrics, lawns.Shakespeare: Winters Tale, iv. 3.
Caddice-garter. A servant, a man of mean rank. When garters were worn in sight, the gentry used very expensive ones, but the baser sort wore worsted galloon ones. Prince Henry calls Poins a caddice-garter. (1 Henry IV., ii. 4.)