Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A paste made from goose liver, pork fat, onions, mushrooms, and often truffles.

Etymologies

French : pâté, pâté + de, of + foie, liver + gras, fat.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • Everyone makes mistakes, – Everyone - Doctor, Lawyers, Reporters, Fed-X Delivery people, Teachers, Presidents – you get the idea.

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  • The windows have iron grids across them and there are two doors in front, one split top/bottom for UPS and Fed-X deliveries.

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  • I'll design a lighting plot, for example, and Fed-X it to four different lighting companies and then take bids on the telephone to get the best price.

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  • And besides, there's bike-and-body repair to be done: Our RAAM-riding friends from the Raleigh area, Jim and Kathie Mulligan, motored down to build a new wheel, and Fed-X should show up with new trailer parts any day now.

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  • The Jacka, Fed-X and Young Lox Dendreon plunges on slow sales, plans 'across the board' layoffs A visit from the "Downton Abbey" cast -- and more tidbits on Season 2

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  • And as the new goods arrive via UPS or Fed-X I am, out most days hunting and scouting for antiques too.

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  • N.I.B. Free shipping restricted to USPS parcel post, UPS ground and Fed-X ground.

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  • Both boxes were strapped to a shipping pallet and shipped Fed-X surface fright.

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  • Fed-X CEO Frederick Smith's total 2008 compenstation = $8.6 million.

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