from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Tate, (John Orley) Allen 1899-1979. American writer and editor. A leading exponent of New Criticism, he edited the Sewanee Review (1944-1946) and is known especially for his poetry, including "Ode to the Confederate Dead” (1926).
- Tate, Nahum 1652-1715. English poet and playwright who wrote a popular adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear in 1687 and was appointed poet laureate in 1692.
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- proper n. A surname.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small portion of anything consisting of fibers or the like: as, a tate of hair or wool; a tate of hay.
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- n. United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
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