Definition of 'pate'
Example sentences containing 'pate'
PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW (2002)
He had obviously been helping himself to some smoked salmon or pate or something else that Henrietta had prepared.THY BROTHER DEATH (2002) THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
His sunburned pate was dotted with liver spots and streaked by only a few filaments of silvery hair.THE VENDETTA DEFENCE (2002)
A Passion for Food (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It can be picked up from infected food, which is why pregnant women are advised to avoid pâté and soft cheeses.The Sun (2008)
Most people are happy to eat a pot of chicken liver pâté, especially if it has been cooked with cognac and lashings of butter.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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