noun Usually cates. Archaic.
Examples from the Web for cates
Meanwhile, internal affairs confronted Cates with DNA evidence linking him and the victim.
“I am here today because Officer Cates is a very bad man,” she said.
She returned to court on Jan. 18, to see Cates remanded, pending sentencing in April, when he faces a maximum of life in prison.
Cates appeared and grabbed her by the waist, spinning her around.
In other words, Cates was still a cop and she was still an inner-city teenage single mom.
Know me as the creator of the cates, know me also as the Eternal one that creates nothing.
"He is still alive—but unconscious," sighed Mrs. Cates, shaking her head mournfully.
There was hot bread, too, and sundry ‘cates’ which would now be strange to our eyes.Cakes & Ale|Edward Spencer
Torrent meanwhile encountered a giant named Weraunt, Cates brother, and slew him in a hard struggle, but was himself wounded.Torrent of Portyngale|Unknown
The rest of the help ate in the kitchen, but Mrs. Cates realized that this was no time for the girl to be alone.