Definition of Cates

1. n. pl. Provisions; food; viands; especially, luxurious food; delicacies; dainties.



Definition of Cates

1. cate [n] - See also: cate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cates

caterpillar rash
caterpillar skiing
caterpillar track
caterpillar tracks
caterpillar tread
caterpillar tree
caterpillars
caters
caterwaul
caterwauled
caterwauler
caterwaulers
caterwauling
caterwauls
catery
cates (current term)
catface
catfaces
catfacing
catfacings
catfall
catfalls
catfight
catfighting
catfights
catfish
catfisher
catfisherman
catfishermen
catfishers

Literary usage of Cates

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1871)
"Mr. cates did so, and his view was supported by the gentleman appealed to, with whom Mr. cates left Mr. Keane to advise with him on the security to be taken ..."

2. The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of All the States ...by John Hayward by John Hayward (1839)
"John cates, a pious puritan, who served in the wars in England, ... In Mr. John cates. memory of He was a gentleman born and the first ..."

3. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"... he abandoned the profession, first for private tuition, and later on cates, WILLIAM LEIST READ- WIN (1821-1895), compiler, eldest son of Robert Gates, ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... tuck (slang), crug (slang, Eng.), tack (chiefly in "hardtack"); spec, ration, board, fare, cates or ..."

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