• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cate Food.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cate An article of food; a viand; more particularly, rich, luxurious, or dainty food; a delicacy; a dainty: a later form of acate: most commonly used in the plural.
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In literature:

He welcomes his returning friends ashore With plenteous country cates and homely store.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
Ed'cated at no end of expense.
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
Alas how simple, to these Cates compar'd, Was that crude Apple that diverted Eve!
"The Poetical Works of John Milton" by John Milton
A sugared cate, and a glass of hypocras jelly, or a slice of capon?
"Windsor Castle" by William Harrison Ainsworth
"Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: The New York Idea" by Langdon Mitchell
Cate, George W., 101.
"Whittier-land" by Samuel T. Pickard
Cates, Attorney General Charles T, Jr, 602; 621.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
He had brought her cates to eat, or he would have beaten her into loving him.
"The Fifth Queen" by Ford Madox Ford
Upon so light a foundation they build upper works, as high as they wish, of bamboo upon the cates.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
He done ed'cate them real smart.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration

In poetry:

No Persian monarch ever knew,
Nor cou'd, at a collation, shew
Such costly cates, such curious cheer,
As at our Saviour's board appear.
"Concerning The New Jerusalem" by Rees Prichard
The market, stor'd so well of late,
With flesh and fish, and ev'ry cate
On which each greedy glutton fed,
Hath neither flesh, nor meal, nor bread.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
When cates luxuriant pile the spacious dish,
And purple nectar glads the festive hour;
The guest, without a want, without a wish,
Can yield no room to music's soothing power.
"Parody of a Translation from the Medea of Euripides" by Samuel Johnson
That morn, of all the cates that deck'd his board,
The offals he to Lazarus deny'd —
That night, although for it he loudly roar'd,
He cou'd not, e'en with water, be supply'd.
"Advice To Distribute To The Poor, According To Every One's Circumstances And Abilities" by Rees Prichard
No fiery wing is seen to glide,
No cates ambrosial are supplied,
But one poor fisher's rude and scanty store
Is all He asks (and more than needs)
Who men and angels daily feeds,
And stills the wailing sea-bird on the hungry shore.
"Seventh Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble

In news:

The Vincents have taken their Volkswagen Beetle, which they used to drive daily, and converted it into a kiosk to sell Cate's invention, the iHandle, from.
Cate Blanchett would like to star in a TV series.
Pacifica Christian Volleyball Wins Playoff Games Against Duarte And Cate. To join our e-mail list, please enter your e-mail address.
Cate Blanchett to head Dubai jury.
Cate Blanchett will head the jury of the Dubai Film Festival's new IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Award for projects by Arab helmers, worth $100,000.
Cate Blanchett to Head Dubai Film Festival Jury for Script Award.
Cate Allen of Fairfield Warde wins the first race of the day.
Cate Allen of Fairfield Warde wins the first race of the day, the Class L championship, in 19:36 at Wickham Park.
When I got to work this morning I was delighted to learn about a new phone application called CATE. "Call and Text Eraser".
ATHENS Violet Arabella Cate, infant daughter of Bobby Joe Cate Jr and Amy Cate died Sunday, Oct 7, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Cate Blanchett Wears Chanel in Woody Allen's Newest Untitled Film.
Cate Blanchett Wears Two Givenchy Looks While Promoting Play in New York.
Former US Sen John Edwards' daughter, Cate, discusses the importance of young voters at Winthrop.
Mable Icelona Franklin Cate, age 88, of Pigeon Forge, TN.
Mable was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 60 years, Harry B Cate, Sr.

In science:

Cates and Witten considered the case of the Laplacian diffusion field near a simple random walk, or near a self-avoiding walk.
Conformal Fractal Geometry and Boundary Quantum Gravity
This approach was used with great success by Cates and Ball [ 13] to derive the essential scaling properties of a polymer in a random potential.
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
Recalling also that | ln µ| ∝ ln V , we find Rg ∼ λ−1/4 ∼ (g |ln µ|)−1/(4−d) ∼ (g ln V )−1/(4−d) , a result which coincides with the prediction of Cates and Ball for the case of a finite volume.
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
Cates, eds., Soft and Fragile Matter: Nonequilibirum Dynamics, Metastability and Flow, vol. 53 of The Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics (Institute of Physics, London, 2000). H. M.
Nonaffine Correlations in Random Elastic Media
Algebraicity of a random matrix sequence is shown to act as a certificate of the computability of the limiting eigenvalue density function.
The polynomial method for random matrices