the crown or top of the head.
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Other definitions for pâté (2 of 3)
French Cooking. a paste or spread made of puréed or finely chopped liver, meat, fish, game, etc., served as an hors d'oeuvre.
How to use pate in a sentence
In a trim dark suit, his pate glinting from the fluorescent lights in the cramped, low-ceilinged room, Locke cut a confident figure, a video of the meeting shows.The Leader of New York’s “City of the Dead” Cashes In. Again. | by Carson Kessler | July 25, 2022 | ProPublica
Steffen, a 53-year-old mountain of a man with a crystal-ball-bald pate, hosts a podcast and publishes a newsletter called “The Snap Forward.”
The mushroom ends up a little lighter in texture but deeper in flavor, almost like a faux liver pâté.This extra-creamy vegetable quiche stars squash or mushrooms — your choice | Joe Yonan | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Hugging a boundary between tectonic pates, the Ring of Fire is an open seam on the planet’s interior.Seismic ‘Telescope’ Reveals a Titanic, Tree-Like Plume Feeding Earth’s Volcanoes | Jason Dorrier | October 17, 2021 | Singularity Hub
“We believe we have an opportunity to be an endemic product that’s part of any gamer’s kit,” pate continued.‘No one’s going in blind’: Brands are bringing gaming and esports in-house | Seb Joseph | July 28, 2021 | Digiday
I confess a particular weakness for his chocolate biscuits and pork pate with onion marmalade.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland | Clive Irving | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had a round, very wide face, light eyes full of pride, a dimpled chin, a bald pate with a gray fringe.
It is littered with pate rind, bread crumbs, greaseproof paper, orange peel and banana skins.Geoff Dyer's 'The Missing of the Somme' Reconsidered | Louisa Thomas | November 11, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meier, who has the round face and thinning pate of a friar, is as close to a celebrity as you can find in the videogame world.
Whether it is a simple roasted chicken, pate, or tuna Napoleon, each plate is a true culinary pleasure and delivers every time.
His gray hair was so accurately combed and flattened over his yellow pate that it made it look like a furrowed field.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket | Honore de Balzac
He bobbed his head and shot straight forward, landing his deputy-excellency fairly in the stomach, with his bare woolly pate.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks | Bracebridge Hemyng
Sadly and prayerfully while she slept lifted he the retributive mallet and beat in her brittle pate.The Fiend's Delight | Dod Grile
You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come; / 20 Knock as you please, there's nobody at home.
"Oh, the cause must not suffer for want of a broken pate or two," replied Annys, merrily.Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer
British Dictionary definitions for pate (1 of 2)
the head, esp with reference to baldness or (in facetious use) intelligence
British Dictionary definitions for pâté (2 of 2)
a spread of very finely minced liver, poultry, etc, served usually as an hors d'oeuvre
a savoury pie of meat or fish
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