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Definition of "cates" [cates]

  • Provisions; food; viands; especially, luxurious food; delicacies; dainties. (noun)

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Use "cates" in a sentence
  • "Advo-cates for battered women claim it would also make it harder for women to leave abusive or violent relationships -- especially if they feared reprisals for testifying to abuse in court."
  • "But we must bribe children to wholesome medicine by the offer of cates, and youth to honourable achievement with the promise of pleasure."
  • "His paneled of? ce sports several framed certi? cates distinguishing him for his efforts as an insurance agent, but they aren't helping him now."