Definition of Pattens
1. Noun. (plural of patten) ¹
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Definition of Pattens
1. patten [n] - See also: patten
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Literary usage of Pattens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"Then is St. Marie hill lane, which runneth up north from Billingsgate to the end of St. Margaret pattens, commonly called Roode lane, and the greatest half ..."
2. London City Churches by Alfred Ernest Daniell (1896)
"THE church of St. Margaret pattens stands on the north side of Eastcheap, at the south-eastern corner of Rood Lane, in which pattens were once made and sold ..."
3. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"When riding, women in the colonies wore, as did Queen Colonial pattens Elizabeth, a safeguard, a long over-petticoat to protect the gown from mud and rain. ..."
4. Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Hugh Thomson (1891)
"For instance, the inhabitants of Cranford kept early hours, and clattered home in their pattens, under the guidance of a lantern-bearer, about nine o'clock ..."
5. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1853)
"... Piety on pattens.—First performance of tne comedy.—Agitation of the author.—Success.—Colman squibbed tut of town. THE gay life depicted in the two last ..."
6. The Churches of London: A History and Description of the Ecclesiastical by George Godwin, John Britton (1839)
"MARGARET'S pattens, FENCHURCH STREET. ST. Margaret after whom this church is named, was a virgin of Antioch who yielded up her life in maintenance of the ..."
7. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1877)
"But it is time to relate how my Aunt Patty's pattens became one of the heirlooms of the family of Brown. My father was the most diffident of men ; a quality ..."
8. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1885)
"MARGARET pattens IN THE CITY OF LONDON. By WH ST. JOHN HOPE, MA, FSA Amongst the records of the parish church of St. Margaret pattens, in the city of London ..."