A medieval pet form of Catherine and related names. Also used as a formal female given name.
(UK, dialect, Kent) The brambling finch, Fringilla montifringilla.
Kate Sentence Examples
Kate The British authorities demanded the girls restitu Oreenfleld tion from the Persian government.
Kate I like the name Twinks it sounds really cute.
In the " cockney " dialect, really the dialect of Essex but now no less familiar in Cambridge and Middlesex, the ai sound of i is represented by of as in toime, " time," while a has become ai in Kate, pane, &c. In all southern English o becomes more rounded while it is being pronounced, so that it ends with a slight u 'sound.
Holdsworth, A History of English Law (1903), and Kate Norgate, John Lackland (1902).
See also Kate Norgate, England under the Angevin Kings (1887); Sir James Ramsay, Angevin Empire (1903); and C. E.