Al"gate (#), Al"gates (#), adv. [All + gate way. The s is an adverbial ending. See Gate.]

1.

Always; wholly; everywhere.

[Obs.]

Ulna now he algates must forego. Spenser.

⇒ Still used in the north of England in the sense of "everywhere."

2.

By any or means; at all events.

[Obs.]

Fairfax.

3.

Notwithstanding; yet.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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