American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Patrick, Saint A.D. 389?-461? Christian missionary and patron saint of Ireland.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal variant of partridge.
- n. A base coin, the eighth of a denier, authorized for Ireland in 1460, under Henry VI.
- n. A male given name.
- n. Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
- The name of an Irish saint, latinized as Patricius "patrician"; it might originally represent some lost Celtic name. (Wiktionary)
“CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY LAWFORD, PATRICK KENNEDY'S COUSIN: I actually heard about it on TV but I'm glad you said that this panel was scheduled before because I agreed to come on the show before I found out about Patrick.”
“The 46-year-old, who used the name Patrick Kim, had a discolored complexion, spots on his fingers and limbs, flecks of foam on his mouth.”
“Now, I think your attack on Patrick is a bit hasty and rude.”
“For example, as I have written elsewhere, artificially limiting premium growth allows the government to curtail spending while leaving the dirty work of withholding medical care to private insurers: “Premium caps, which Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is currently threatening to impose, force private insurers to manage care more tightly — i.e., to deny coverage for more services.””
“This reminds me of the sailors in Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin novels: The sailors thought they were receiving good medicine if it tasted awful.”
“Patrick is someone who lives for the theater," said Neil Pepe, the play's director.”
“Designer John Patrick is arguably one of the most credible eco-designers in the industry.”
“Patrick is also being challenged by independent Timothy Cahill, whose candidacy threatens to split the anti-Patrick vote.”
“He yelled something, a deep almost barking sound, and the dogs quieted except for the two whose paws were caught in Patrick's traps.”
“Everything that can go wrong does, until Patrick is forced to face his own character and beg for mercy.”
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