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  1. ablegate(Noun)

    A representative of the pope charged with important commissions in foreign countries, one of his duties being to bring to a newly named cardinal his insignia of office.

  2. ablegate(Verb)

    To send abroad.

  3. Origin: From ablegat, from ablegatus, perfect passive participle of ablego, from ab + lego. See legate.

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  1. Ablegate(verb)

    to send abroad

  2. Ablegate(noun)

    a representative of the pope charged with important commissions in foreign countries, one of his duties being to bring to a newly named cardinal his insignia of office

  3. Origin: [L. ablegatus, p. p. of ablegare; ab + legare to send with a commission. See Legate.]

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