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Pat"ten (?), n. [F. patin a high-heeled shoe, fr. patte paw, foot. Cf. Panton, Patt'e.]


A clog or sole of wood, usually supported by an iron ring, worn to raise the feet from the wet or the mud.

The patten now supports each frugal dame. Gay.


A stilt.

[Prov. Eng.]



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