Definition of date:
of the date palm
. This sweet fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive
, containing a soft pulp and enclosing a hard kernel; the date palm
"and bonds without a date, they say, are void. - Dryden
to note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter; to note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids
"note: We may say dated at or from a place."