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in +‎ gate


ingate (plural ingates)

  1. (obsolete) entrance; ingress
    • Edmund Spenser
      [] which hath in charge the ingate of the year.
  2. (obsolete) The aperture in a mould for pouring in the metal; the gate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ingate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)