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makebate

[meyk-beyt] /ˈmeɪkˌbeɪt/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a person who causes contention or discord.
Origin of makebate
1520-1530
1520-30; make1 + bate contention, discord (Middle English, derivative of baten to fight, strive; see bate2)
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