Pate

Pate

(?), n. [Cf. LG. & Prov. G. pattkopf, patzkopf, scabby head; patt, patz, scab + kopf head.] 1. The head of a person; the top, or crown, of the head. [Now generally used in contempt or ridicule.]
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His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
Ps. vii. 16.
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Fat paunches have lean pate.
Shak.
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2. The skin of a calf's head.
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