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noun - plural: acaters

  1. [obsolete] A caterer.

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Google preview“Thy kingdom come;” or, the Christian's prayer of penitence and faith ... [With addenda.] (1859)

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 ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

acater, achater, mod. F. achetcr, buy, purchase, < ML. accaptare, buy, acquire, < L. ad, to, + capture, take, seize. Cf. accept ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

[By apheresis from acater ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words (1855)

Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

ACATER. A caterer; a purveyor. See Sad Shepherd, ii.

Google previewA 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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs & Ancient Customs, Form the Fourteenth Century (1852)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps


Google previewA 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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