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  • proper n. A short form of the female given name Patricia.
  • proper n. A short form of the male given name Patrick.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exactly suitable; fit; convenient; timely.
  • adv. In a pat manner.
  • n. A light, quik blow or stroke with the fingers or hand; a tap.
  • n. A small mass, as of butter, shaped by pats.
  • transitive v. To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap.

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