cate


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cate

 (kāt)
n. Archaic
A choice or dainty food; a delicacy.

[Short for acate, from Middle English acat, a purchase, from Norman French, from acater, to buy; see cater.]

cate

(keɪt)
n
see cates

cate

(keɪt)

n. Usu., cates.
Archaic. a choice food; delicacy; dainty.
[1425–75; back formation from late Middle English cates, aph. variant of Middle English acates things bought, pl. of acat buying < Old North French, n. derivative of acater to buy]
Translations
Käte
References in classic literature ?
He could draw well enough and he had many odd deli- cate thoughts hidden away in his brain that might have expressed themselves through the brush of a painter, but he was always a child and that was a handicap to his worldly development.
He stood there for a moment in the moonlight with his deli- cate hooked nose set a little askew, and his mica eyes glittering without a wink, then, with a curt Good night, he strode off.
 Bring cates and wines for sacrificial feasts,
how simple, to these cates compared, Was that crude Apple that diverted Eve
For you get your living in the water, but I am used to each such foods as men have: I never miss the thrice-kneaded loaf in its neat, round basket, or the thin-wrapped cake full of sesame and cheese, or the slice of ham, or liver vested in white fat, or cheese just curdled from sweet milk, or delicious honey-cake which even the blessed gods long for, or any of all those cates which cooks make for the feasts of mortal men, larding their pots and pans with spices of all kinds.
6 WOODY ALLEN auditioned Cate over the phone for 45 seconds for her lead role in Blue Jasmine.
Cate, 46, revealed: "We've got Dashiell, Roman and Ignatius.
A spokeswoman for the Oscar-winning actress said Cate, 45, and husband Andrew Upton have adopted Edith Vivian Patricia who joins the couple's three sons, aged six, 10 and 13.
au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/cate-blanchett-denies-admitting-she-uses-emu-oil-in-interview-after-ruffling-feathers-of-skincare-brand/story-fni0cvc9-1227182538284) The Daily Telegraph that not only Cate does not use emu oil, but she also did not give the interview about it.
Along with Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett is one of Australia's top female Hollywood exports.
Cate will stay with McKenzie- Willamette through late July.
Cate has five months' worth of savings accrued: thus, she has five months to figure out her life ("I had saved up just enough money to pay my bare necessities for five months.