the crown or top of the head.
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
That means that even gnocchi, pastries and pates are made in-house by his staff of 24, which includes 18 chefs.
The flavors of pates and juicy chicken and beef adorned our tabletop.
I can't get enough of the excellent French charcuterie: terrines, pates, saucisson—oh my!
But their giddy young pates are so full o' dumbed nonsense that there hain't no room for scare.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
Other small-pates chattered of how the divine works of nature shamed the crudities of man.The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
Back to back they fought against all odds, recking little of bleeding noses and broken pates.Rowlandson's Oxford | A. Hamilton Gibbs
The small "pates" are ordered from the confectioner and are kept warm until needed.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book | Various
Each school had its badge,–one pink ribbons, one green shoulder-knots, and one wreaths of pop-corn on the curly pates.Louisa May Alcott | Louisa May Alcott
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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