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Definition of pate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pate

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//peɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//peɪt//
 
(old use or humorous) Describing hair
 
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the top part of the head, especially when there is no hair on it The sun beat down on his bald pate. See related entries: Describing hair Word Origin Middle English: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pate

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