Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See skate.

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

  • noun See skate, for the foot.

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

  • noun Obsolete form of skate (footwear)

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Examples

  • I'll scate over their mention of MyBoyfriendIsATwat. com ...

    Praise for This Blog from The Independent

  • You may do scate the same way, and in my opinion it eats more like sturgeon.

    English Housewifery

  • I could go in there, search around, and if I fi nd them, con fi scate the lot.

    Death of a Scriptwriter

  • After the gentlemen had fully satisfied their curiosity, the scate was thrown overboard.

    Little Bobtail or The Wreck of the Penobscot.

  • The fish was a large scate, not less than three feet across the back.

    Little Bobtail or The Wreck of the Penobscot.

  • "'Indeed, mistress, I can tell ye that already, without stirring my shanks for the matter,' answered Nelly Trotter; 'they will e'en say that ye are ae auld fule, and me anither, that may hae some judgment in cock-bree or in scate-rumples, but maunna fash our beards about onything else.'"

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • "Indeed, mistress, I can tell ye that already, without stirring my shanks for the matter," answered Nelly Trotter; "they will e'en say that ye are ae auld fule, and me anither, that may hae some judgment in cock-bree or in scate-rumples, but mauna fash our beards about ony thing else."

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Sharks, likewise, sometimes frequent the Sound, for the natives have some of their teeth in their possession; and we saw some pieces of ray, or scate, which seemed to have been pretty large.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16

  • The weight of a 40 kg child standing on an ice scate blade is sufficient to cause water to melt locally.

    RealClimate

  • The weight of a 40 kg child standing on an ice scate blade is sufficient to cause water to melt locally.

    RealClimate

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