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Definition of the noun Acater
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noun - plural: acaters
- [obsolete] A caterer.
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An acater is a descent of the Deity, in some manifest shape on earth. Thus in the first avater, Vishnu appeared as a fish; in the second, as a tortoise; in the third, as a boar; in the fourth, in the compound character of a man-lion ; and in the others ...
The Century dictionary (1906)
acater, achater, mod. F. achetcr, buy, purchase, < ML. accaptare, buy, acquire, < L. ad, to, + capture, take, seize. Cf. accept ...
[By apheresis from acater ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
acater, achater, mod. F. acheter, '' purchase, <ML. accaptare, buy, acquire, & ad, to, + captare, take, seize. Cf. accept, of the same origin. Later shortened to cate, cates.] 1. A buying, purchasing, or ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
acater, achater, mod. F. acheter, o purchase, KML. accaptare, buy, acquire, K L. ad, to, + captare, take, seize.
Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
ACATER. A caterer; a purveyor. See Sad Shepherd, ii.
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
Acater, a-ka' tur, ». (accottare, to beg or borrow, Ital.) A provider or purchaser of provisions.
A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs & Ancient Customs, Form the Fourteenth Century (1852)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
A Dictionary Of The English Language; In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals; And Illustrated In Their Different Significations, By Examples From The Best Writers: Together With A History of the Language, and an English Grammar (1818)
by Samuel Johnson
ACATER.5$ n. s. [See Auras] Provider or purchaser of provisions. Obsolete. In the dramatis personw of B. Jonson's Sad Shepherd, we find “ Robin Hood's bailifi' or acatcr.” Chaucer best defines the character. A ntil manciple was ther ol'a ...
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