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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of patine.

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Examples

  • Así que he empezado a ver patines por las distintas tiendas de Murcia, aunque creo que estos patines que se vendían en eBay me podrían haber ...

    Motorized Rollerblades

  • At first the tree, of what name or nature I cannot tell, stood full and perfect, a mass of foliage all yellow as if made up of “patines of bright gold.”

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Venetian belles wore patines -- that is, shoes with blocks of wood, sometimes two feet high, fastened to the soles.

    Woman as Decoration

  • Stars arose, but such stars! not like the spangles of the English poet's conception, those "patines of bright gold," though that idea is beautiful; but one could see that they were round orbs that flashed streams of diamond light from out their bigness.

    Byeways in Palestine

  • What a variety of solvents, sauces, and condiments, both springing up at call from the blood, and raining down from the mouth into the natural patines of the meats!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866

  • The newly-hosed streets are shining in the sunlight as though paved with “patines of bright gold.

    The Market

  • No! but he had soared otherwise to the Solar walk and the Galaxy, he had gladdened at the sight of the sun flattering all Nature with his sovereign eye, and he had felt the full sense of the nocturnal heavens, thick inlaid with patines of bright gold.

    Platform Monologues

  • They covered the whole ground, as if the sunlight had fallen bodily from the sky, in millions of gold patines; and the fields below as well, down to what was evidently a stream, were just as thick with the extraordinary warmth and glory of them.

    Tatterdemalion

  • One night when the new moon hung like a silver crescent pendent from Venus 'flaming orb, in a summer sky thick inlaid with patines of pure gold, I heard the lazy waves breaking like slumb'rous thunder upon the long, low beach, and said, "The sea is calling me!" and I went.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.

  • Subsequently the sun of Egypt has lavished on the whole its ardent reddish patines.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

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