from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Patrick, Saint A.D. 389?-461? Christian missionary and patron saint of Ireland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.

from The 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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)



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