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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 ...
Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
ACATER. A caterer; a purveyor. See Sad Shepherd, ii.
by Francis George Fowler
acater now acheter buy t. LL AC(capforc frequent, of L capere take) catch at] catoche' tidal) (kè-), aa. Of, by, oral teaching ; according to a, or the Church, catechism ; consistingof, proceeding by, question & answer. Hence ...
Chambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)
by William Chambers
acater, to buy.
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