Whether it is a simple roasted chicken, pate, or tuna Napoleon, each plate is a true culinary pleasure and delivers every time.
It is littered with pate rind, bread crumbs, greaseproof paper, orange peel and banana skins.
Bring some fruit, too, and a pate or a wing of chicken; something or other, at once.
I say, I will make him eat some part of my leek, or I will peat his pate four days.
The widow opened the door herself, and received Mr. pate with much cordiality.
Once he's got anything wedged in his pate there's no knocking it out.
A young girl (he's far from old himself, remember, in spite of his pate); an angel.
None o' that Peterborough style of counting in the back of your pate.
Seizing one of the foresters' pikes the lean-faced man foully swung it down upon Much's pate with a sounding thwack.
Ay, leeks is good; hold you, there is a groat to heal your pate.
"top of the head," early 14c. (late 12c. in surnames), of unknown origin; perhaps a shortened form of Old French patene or Medieval Latin patena, both from Latin patina "pan, dish" (see pan (n.)).
"paste," 1706, from French pâté, from Old French paste, earlier pastée, from paste (see paste (n.)).