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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as patacoon.
  • n. A member of a tribe of South American Indians, whence Patagonia received its name.


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  • It might be merely a stitched leather strap or made of a chain in part, which rattled; as khrusokhalinon patagon psalion (Aristoph.

    On Horsemanship


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