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[keyt] /keɪt/
noun, Usually, cates, Archaic.
a choice food;delicacy; dainty.
Origin of cate
late Middle English
1425-75; back formation from late Middle English cates, aphetic variant of Middle English acates things bought, plural of acat buying < Old North French, derivative of acater to buy < Vulgar Latin *accaptāre, equivalent to Latin ac- ac- + captāre to seek out; see catch Unabridged
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