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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.
The patten now supports each frugal dame. --Gay.
2. A stilt. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: clog, geta,
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