Cates (?), n. pl. [Cf. Acates, and see Cater, n.]

Provisions; food; viands; especially, luxurious food; delicacies; dainties.

Shak.

Cates for which Apicius could not pay. Shurchill.

Choicest cates and the fiagon's best spilth. R. Browning.

 

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