Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See acate.
  • noun An agate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An agate.
  • noun obsolete Purchase; bargaining.
  • noun obsolete Provisions. Same as Cates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Purchase; bargaining
  • noun in the plural, obsolete Purchases; provisions bought for a household, cates.
  • noun obsolete An agate

Etymologies

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From Old French achat ("purchase"). See cates

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