Acater
Acater \A*ca"ter\, n. See {Caterer}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Cater — Ca ter, n. [OE. catour purchaser, caterer, OF. acator, fr. acater, F. acheter, to buy, provide, fr. LL. accaptare; L. ad + captare to strive, to seize, intens, of capere to take, seize. Cf. {Acater}, {Capacious}.] A provider; a purveyor; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cater — v.intr. 1 supply food. 2 (foll. by for) a provide meals for. b provide entertainment for. 3 (foll. by to) pander to (evil inclinations). Etymology: obs. noun cater (now caterer), f. acater f. AF acatour buyer f. acater buy f. Rmc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Achatour — A*cha*tour , n. [See {Cater}.] Purveyor; acater. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cate — noun Etymology: Middle English, article of purchased food, short for acate, from Anglo French acat, achat purchase, from acater, achater to buy, from Vulgar Latin *accaptare, from Latin acceptare to accept Date: 15th century archaic a dainty or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cater — verb Etymology: obsolete cater buyer of provisions, from Middle English catour, short for acatour, from Anglo French, from acater to buy more at cate Date: 1580 intransitive verb 1. to provide a supply of food 2. to supply what is required or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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