Gate

Gate

, n. [Icel. gata; akin to SW. gata street, lane, Dan. gade, Goth. gatw, G. gasse. Cf. Gate a door, Gait.] 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). [O. Eng. & Scot.]
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I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day flung first a lawyer, and then a woman, in my gate.
Sir W. Scott.
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2. Manner; gait. [O. Eng. & Scot.]
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ga*teau"

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g*teau"

(g*t"), n. [F. cake.] (Cookery) Any of various rich and elaborate cakes, particularly a light sponge cake having a rich filling or rich icing, such as gateau foret noire (Black Forest Cake).
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