American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- American family of journalists, including Robert Wilson Patterson (1850-1910), editor in chief of the Chicago Tribune (1899-1910). His son Joseph Medill Patterson (1879-1946) founded (1919) the New York Daily News, and his daughter Eleanor Medill Patterson (1884-1948) founded (1939) the Washington Times-Herald.
- Patterson, Floyd 1935-2006. American prizefighter who held the world heavyweight title from 1956 to 1959 and 1960 to 1962.
- From a Middle English short form of Patrick + -son. (Wiktionary)
“Eclipse by Richard North Patterson is a very ambitious book.”
“Overall, Kentucky's signing class numbers 26 players and includes three players ranked among the state's top 10 recruits by Rivals. com in Patterson (No. 1), running back Miles Simpson (No. 5) and linebacker Malcolm McDuffen (No. 8).”
“Country of Cold by Kevin Patterson: Book summary and media reviews.”
“Patterson is at his best when bringing out the natural poetry of the landscapes that fascinate him-at such moments he writes with the power of Russell Banks or Annie Proulx, with a gaze that both appreciates the beauty of the imagined scene and understands the socioeconomic complexities looming over it.”
“Kevin Patterson grew up in Manitoba, and put himself through medical school by enlisting in the Canadian army.”
“Kennedy “withdraws” in a facing saving bid what a fiasco hopefully Patterson is going with someone not named Andrew Cuomo”
“Team president Andy MacPhail put his hitters on notice that they needed to produce soon or risk demotion, and Patterson is deserving of a promotion. —”
“It has been a very nice couple of days here in Patterson, New York.”
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