"Rate": Britspeak only?

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Thu May 4 21:31:18 UTC 2006

> Charlie, your example sentences work for me. And there's "to
> low-rate" in B= E (and in other dialets?), with the meaning
> "to insult."
> -Wilson
I've heard "low rent" as a synonym for "low rate" in other contexts.
Has it been verbified as well?

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