Definition of Algates
1. always [adv] - See also: always
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Literary usage of Algates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words by William Toone (1832)
"He would algates his truth hold. ... Sith Una now he algates most forego, Whom his victorious hands did erst restore. ALGRIM. ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... to seen and formen the figures, algates although that witte ne were not presente, ... algates the passion, that is to saie, ..."
3. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"1880, 20); altogether, ' Una now he algates must forgoe', Spenser, FQ iii. ... algates is a north. country word, meaning ' in every way, by all means' (EDD. ..."