Definition of Patten

1. Noun. Footwear usually with wooden soles.

Exact synonyms: Clog, Geta, Sabot
Generic synonyms: Footgear, Footwear



Definition of Patten

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

Definition of Patten

1. Noun. Any of various types of footwear with thick soles, often used to elevate the foot, especially wooden clogs. ¹

2. Noun. (UK dialect obsolete) A stilt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patten

1. a shoe having a thick wooden sole [n -S] : PATTENED [adj]

Medical Definition of Patten

1. 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. Origin: F. Patin a high-heeled shoe, fr. Patte paw, foot. Cf. Panton, Patte. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Patten

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"1715 the insurgents were defeated, patten had his horse shot under him. ... patten figures as 'Creeping Bob' in Sir Walter Besant's ' Dorothy Forster,' an ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"patten. Yes; 1 cannot tell my lord's inclination, but any body might have gone ... patten. 1 saw bim among the Scots lords there, after bis usual manner, ..."

3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"of said patten deceas'd the right of said Governor and Company to the said land purchased by said patten deceased as aforesaid; that the title to said ..."

4. The Boston Directory (1862)
"Co. furniture, 18 Canal, house at Billerica patten Albert, house 25 Napier (U. S A.) Patien Charles S. 35 Fulton, boards IC-il Wash. patten Claudius B. ..."

5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"patten. Yes ; 1 cannot tell my lord's inclination, but any body might have gone ... patten. A proclamation was read as at most of the towns. Sir W. Thomson. ..."

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