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 for patten
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Patten \Pat"ten\, n. [F. patin a high-heeled shoe, fr. patte
     paw, foot. Cf. Panton, Patt['e].]
     1. A clog or sole of wood, usually supported by an iron ring,
        worn to raise the feet from the wet or the mud.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The patten now supports each frugal dame. --Gay.
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     2. A stilt. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  patten
      n 1: footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: clog, geta,
           patten, sabot]

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