The Paraguay tea, being the dried leaf of the Brazilian holly (Ilex Paraguensis). The infusion has a pleasant odor, with an agreeable bitter taste, and is much used for tea in South America.
Same as Checkmate.
See 2d Mat.
To confuse; to confound.
One who customarily associates with another; a companion; an associate; any object which is associated or combined with a similar object.
Hence, specifically, a husband or wife; and among the lower animals, one of a pair associated for propagation and the care of their young.
A suitable companion; a match; an equal.
An officer in a merchant vessel ranking next below the captain. If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively, first mate, second mate, third mate, etc. In the navy, a subordinate officer or assistant; as, master's mate; surgeon's mate.
To match; to marry.
To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
To be or become a mate or mates, especially in sexual companionship; as, some birds mate for life; this bird will not mate with that one.
You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate. John Lennon
Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom. Tim Allen
Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying... Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die. Ivan Illich
I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. Steve Irwin