Meaning of patten

pat•ten

Pronunciation: (pat'n), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various kinds of footwear, as a wooden shoe, a shoe with a wooden sole, a chopine, etc., to protect the feet from mud or wetness.
  2. a separate sole attached to a shoe or boot for this purpose.
  3. any stand or support, esp. one of a number resting on unbroken ground as a substitute for a foundation.

Pat•ten

Pronunciation: (pat'n), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Burt L. Standish” ), 1866–1945, U.S. writer of adventure stories.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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