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Pronunciation : Ca"ter
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [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.]
Definition : Defn: A provider; a purveyor; a caterer. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca"ter
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From Cater, n.]
Definition : 1. To provide food; to buy, procure, or prepare provisions. [He] providently caters for the sparrow. Shak.

2. By extension: To supply what is needed or desired, at theatrical or musical entertainments; -- followed by for or to.

i. [imp. & p. p. Catered; p. pr. & vb. n. Catering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca"ter
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. quatre four.]
Definition : Defn: The four of cards or dice.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca"ter
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To cut diagonally. [Obs.] Halliwell.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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