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Other Spate Definition

[n] the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
[n] a sudden forceful flow
[n] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"

Misc. Definitions

\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.

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