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Col*late" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collated; p. pr. & vb. n. Collating.] [From Collation.]


To compare critically, as books or manuscripts, in order to note the points of agreement or disagreement.

I must collage it, word, with the original Hebrew. Coleridge.


To gather and place in order, as the sheets of a book for binding.

3. Eccl.

To present and institute in a benefice, when the person presenting is both the patron and the ordinary; -- followed by to.


To bestow or confer.


Jer. Taylor.


© Webster 1913.

Col*late", v. i. Ecl.

To place in a benefice, when the person placing is both the patron and the ordinary.

If the bishop neglets to collate within six months, the right to do it devolves on the archbishop. Encyc. Brit.


© Webster 1913.

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