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alligate

[ al-i-geyt ]
/ 藞忙l 瑟藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), al路li路gat路ed, al路li路gat路ing.Obsolete.
to attach; bind.
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Origin of alligate

First recorded in 1535鈥45; from Latin allig膩tus (past participle of allig膩re ), equivalent to al- al- + lig- 鈥渂ind鈥 (see ligature) + -膩tus -ate1
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