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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of patine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with a patina: patinated.


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  • Tanaka Gin used a key to open the patined bronze door, in the process stripping off three lines of bright orange police tape.

    Second Skin

  • It was of iron, patined rather than rusted, Lombard in form, and of evident antiquity.

    The Collectors

  • The night had fallen black, but the cabin windows were marvellously patined by stars.

    The Path of the King

  • Looking up you saw at an immense distance above a pale green roof patined with sparkling and flashing points of light, where the breeze was busy playing with the green fronds of the trees.

    The Blue Lagoon: a romance


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