Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Mexican square measure, equal to about one tenth of an acre.
  • noun A rope made of hair or of the fiber of the maguey.

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

  • noun Southwestern U. S. A rope of hair or of maguey fiber, for tying horses, etc.

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  • noun US A rope of hair or maguey fibre, for tying horses, etc.

Etymologies

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Spanish

Examples

  • $375.00 Deposit Required Tack (Custom made saddles, bridles w / mecate)

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  • $375.00 Deposit Required Tack (Custom made saddles, bridles w / mecate)

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  • $375.00 Deposit Required Tack (Custom made saddles, bridles w / mecate)

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  • $375.00 Deposit Required Tack (Custom made saddles, bridles w / mecate)

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  • Translating jala mecate is difficult, it blends the meaning of sycophant, unethical, perverse, and amoral flatterer in different shades that cannot be properly rendered in words, only under the pen of Zapata cartoon’s over at El Nacional.

    07/23/2006 - 07/30/2006

  • The reason why I award today’s prize to Albornoz is, I could say, a recognition of his long and distinguished career as “jala mecate” of chavismo.

    07/23/2006 - 07/30/2006

  • Translating jala mecate is difficult, it blends the meaning of sycophant, unethical, perverse, and amoral flatterer in different shades that cannot be properly rendered in words, only under the pen of Zapata cartoon’s over at El Nacional.

    Sleazebag of the week: Jose Albornoz on Sumate

  • The reason why I award today’s prize to Albornoz is, I could say, a recognition of his long and distinguished career as “jala mecate” of chavismo.

    Sleazebag of the week: Jose Albornoz on Sumate

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