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Definition of the noun ablegate

What does ablegate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ablegates

  1. [Roman Catholicism] A representative of the pope charged with important commissions in foreign countries, one of his duties being to bring to a newly named cardinal his insignia of office.

Definition of the verb ablegate

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  1. [obsolete] To send abroad. - Bailey

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Google previewTotally Weird and Wonderful Words (2006)

by Erin McKean

Ablegate is a much more impressive title than Hiring Manager. abligurition [ab-lig -yoo-rish-un] the spending of an unconscionable amount on food. This comes from a Latin word meaning 'to spend freely and indulgently on luxuries,' which was ...

Google previewNiagara Index (1876)

The Ablegate is a man of much amiability.

Google previewA popular and complete English dictionary (1848)

by John Boag

ABLEGATE. n. In expectation or contemplation of law. The fee-simple or inheritance of lands and tenements is in abeyance, when there is no person in being in whom it can vest Abgregate, ab'gre-g&te, [L. ab, from, and grex, a flock,] v. t To ...

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary of the English Language in Miniature (1795)

by Samuel Johnson

capable tu perform í skilful Ablegate, к. a. to send abroad on мк public business ; to send away ATileness, s. Strength ; vigour ; ability of mind or body Abtepsy, j. want of sight; unadvieednes« ; inadvertence Ab'Iigatc, v. a. ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

ABJ URATORY— ABLEGATE. ard to the coniferous trees included in the Abietese of Lindley, — which see. Abibtine, a-bi'e-tine, a. (abies, the fir-tree, Lat.) A resinous substance obtained from Strasbnrg turpentine. Abiloaardia, a-bil-gdrd' e-a, ».

Google previewThe Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition (2010)

by Christopher Bird

married man's mistress ablegate - A representative of the pope who assists in selecting cardinals abligurition - Excessive spending on food and drink ablutophobia - A fear of bathing abnormous - Something which is misshapen acarophobia ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

ABJURATORY—ABLEGATE. nrd to the coniferous trees included in the Abietcie of Lind]ey,——which see. Antenna, s-bi'e-tine, a. (abies, the fir-tree, Lat.) A resinous substance obtained from Strasburg turpentine. Ammunma, a-bil-grird'e- s, s.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

To ABLEGATE, Ab-lè-gāte. v. a. To send abroad upon some employment. ABLEGATION, Ab-lè-gā'-shin. s. A sending abroad. To ABLENESS, 3'ble-nēss. s.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... Abridged and Adapted to the Use of the Citizens of the United States (1824)

by John Walker

strong Ablegate, áb'lé-gāte.

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Scrabble value of A1B3L1E1G2A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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