Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To accompany; entertain as a companion; be a fellow or mate to.
  • To terrify; perplex; daunt; subdue.

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

  • transitive verb Obs. or Archaic To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt.
  • transitive verb obsolete To be a mate to; to match.

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

  • noun Paper produced from the bark of adult Ficus trees.
  • noun An art form based on Mexican bark painting from the Otomi culture.
  • verb obsolete To dishearten, dismay.
  • verb obsolete To be a mate to; to match.

Etymologies

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From Spanish papel amate ("amate paper"), from Classical Nahuatl āmatl ("paper").

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From Old French amater, amatir.

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a- +‎ mate

Examples

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  • Bark paper. Paper made from the bark of mulberry and fig trees and the bark of adult Ficus trees.

    June 22, 2015