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Tate

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noun
  1. Sir Henry,1819–99, English merchant and philanthropist: founder of an art gallery (Tate Gallery) in London, England.
  2. (John Or·ley) Allen [awr-lee] /ˈɔr li/, 1899–1979, U.S. poet, critic, and editor.
  3. James,born 1943, U.S. poet.
  4. Na·hum [ney-uh m, -huh m] /ˈneɪ əm, -həm/, 1652–1715, English poet and playwright, born in Ireland: poet laureate 1692–1715.
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  • "No, sir," said Tate, almost overpowered at the irreverence of his questioner.

  • Through Mr. Washington's intercession for him Tate got his diploma.

    Booker T. Washington

    Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe

  • "Come in, Quillan," Commissioner Tate said from within the office.

    Legacy

    James H Schmitz

  • Commissioner Tate tugged gently at his left ear p. 195 lobe.

    Legacy

    James H Schmitz

  • Commissioner Tate told me people like you don't work much with individuals.

    Legacy

    James H Schmitz


British Dictionary definitions for tate

Tate

noun
  1. (John Orley) Allen. 1899–1979, US poet and critic
  2. Sir Henry. 1819–99, British sugar refiner and philanthropist; founder of the Tate Gallery
  3. Nahum (ˈneɪʊm). 1652–1715, British poet, dramatist, and hymn-writer, born in Ireland: poet laureate (1692–1715). He is best known for writing a version of King Lear with a happy ending
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