pate

Part of speech: noun

The head.

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Usage examples "pate":

  1. " He wasn't one of the Sleepyhead or Dozy Pate families, but he was next thing to it. - "Andiron Tales", John Kendrick Bangs.
  2. " I will mend," quoth the duke, " when thou shalt comb back thy hair to thy pate." - "A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI.", Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot.
  3. When he was sinking, I reached through the water to his shock pate, and drew him up so that we got him in again. - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.