pate


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pate

the head, esp with reference to baldness or (in facetious use) intelligence
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But at least, if you don't want to see me turn crazy, tell what that famous pate will contain.
cried the duke, "you are so good; if I could but do as you do, and eat pates and drink Burgundy at the house of Father Marteau's successor.
Tis true, my lord," answered La Ramee, "that his pates are famous and his wine magnificent.
Now, I have a right round piece of a mind to crack thy knave's pate for thee
But as for this same knave Robin Hood, I go straightway to seek him, and if I do not score his knave's pate, cut my staff into fagots and call me woman.
Now yield thee," quoth the Tinker, "for thou art my captive; and if thou do not, I will beat thy pate to a pudding.
Then he told how none could be found in all Nottingham Town to serve this warrant, for fear of cracked pates and broken bones, and how that he, the messenger, was now upon his way to Lincoln Town to find of what mettle the Lincoln men might be.
He pulled off his velvet cap of maintenance as he spoke, and displayed a pate which was as bald as an egg, and shone bravely in the firelight.
The pates and fruit were brought to the dining-room; the bonbons were passed around.
Pate is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and is the proud mother of a 13-year-old daughter and a 5-year- old "doggie daughter.
Pate allegedly sped away, reaching speeds of 90 mph as the Jeep drove into Eugene.
Meaty Pate with Liver and Chicken, 4 pack of 5.