Definition of Spate. Meaning of Spate. Synonyms of Spate

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Definition of Spate

Spate
Spate Spate, n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. speid.] A river flood; an overflow or inundation. --Burns. Gareth in a showerful spring Stared at the spate. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Spate from wikipedia

- spate is a surname, and may refer to: clive spate (born 1952), british game show contestant oskar spate (1911-2000), geographer spate may also refer to
- the muckle spate was a great flood in august 1829, which devastated much of strathspey, in the north east of scotland. it began raining on the evening
- major wolfgang späte (1911-1997) was a german world war ii luftwaffe flying ace. he was also a recipient of the knight's cross of the iron cross with
- zeitgehöft (which can be rendered in english as timestead) is a german-language poetry collection by paul celan, published posthumously in 1976. kerrel
- stefan späte is a west german bobsledder who competed in the late 1970s. he won a bronze medal in the two-man event at the 1979 fibt world championships
- clive spate (born 16 january 1952) is a british game show contestant. he was the winner of the eighth series of countdown and has won many other tv quizzes
- oskar hermann khristian spate (london, england 1911 – canberra, australia 2000) was a geographer best known for his role in strengthening geography as
- spate irrigation (from the english word spate, meaning: a. a flood or inundation. b. a river flooding its banks) uses seasonal floods of rivers, streams