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Synonyms for pate

the uppermost part of the body

Synonyms for pate

liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned

the top of the head

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The pates and fruit were brought to the dining-room; the bonbons were passed around.
Now by the bright eyes of Nan o' the Mill, and by mine own name and that's Wat o' the Crabstaff, and by mine own mother's son, and that's myself, will I, even I, Wat o' the Crabstaff, meet this same sturdy rogue, and gin he mind not the seal of our glorious sovereign King Harry, and the warrant of the good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, I will so bruise, beat, and bemaul his pate that he shall never move finger or toe again
Now, I have a right round piece of a mind to crack thy knave's pate for thee
Now, get it well into your pates that in a fortnight's time from now you will be the victors, and dressed in new clothes; you shall all have greatcoats, strong gaiters, and famous pairs of shoes; but, my children, you will have to march on Milan to take them, where all these things are.
Every now and then Monsieur raised his eyes to the ceiling, then lowered them towards the slices of pate which the chevalier was attacking, and finally, not caring to betray his resentment, he gesticulated in a manner which Harlequin might have envied.
As to him - I soon learned to regret I was not some object, some beautiful, carved object of bone or bronze; a rare piece of porcelain, pate dure, not pate tendre.
I arose with a shining pate, wigless ; she in disdain and wrath, half buried in alien hair.
On one side of the volume was painted a bottle; on the reverse a pate.
Evidently he had looked for the bald pate of a thern.
It was an old man that made his way alone through the gloomy jungle, a wrinkled, dried up, little old man hideously scarred and tattooed and strangely garbed, with the skin of a hyena about his shoulders and the dried head mounted upon his grey pate.
One garment was all that Norman of Torn would permit him, and as the sun was hot overhead he selected for the Bishop a bassinet for that single article of apparel, to protect his tonsured pate from the rays of old sol.
At times, from weakness, his head drooped and rested on the woolly pate.
A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time.
This last argument, however, by no means commended itself to the pupil of Ockham, who plucked a great stick from the ground and signified his dissent by smiting the realist over the pate with it.
This is not the first time I have suffered for your numscull's pate.