bate (v.)
omit, lose, leave out
Cor II.ii.138[Sicinius to Coriolanus, of the people] neither will they bate / One jot of ceremony
Ham V.ii.23[Hamlet to Horatio] no leisure bated [i.e. no time lost]
Tem III.iii.86[Prospero to Ariel] Of my instruction hast thou nothing bated
TNK I.i.220.1[Theseus to Pirithous] Keep the feast full; bate not an hour on't
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