Definition of algates in US English:

algates

adverb

English Regional, North Midland, Scottish, Northern
  • 1Everywhere; in or from all directions.

  • 2Nevertheless, notwithstanding; however; = "algate".

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). From algate + -s.

Pronunciation

algates

/ˈɔːlɡeɪts/