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patten

[pat′ən]
a metal support worn on a shoe to prevent weight-bearing on the opposite leg.

patten

(păt′ĕn) [Fr. patin, wooden shoe]
A support applied under one shoe as part of the treatment for hip disease or unequal length of the legs. The device may be attached to a leg caliper.
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The judge gave Patten 41/2 years in a young offenders' institution - after slamming prosecutors for not charging him with more serious attempted grievous bodily harm.
The wedding party, above, including the couple with bride's sister Hayley Patten, bride's mum Dorothy Patten, dad Edward Patten, groom's dad John Wood, mum Dorothy Wood, best man Andrew Coulter, sons and ushers Jonathan McNaughton, Jamie McNaughton, Liam McNaughton, page boy Joseph Jolly, daughters and bridesmaids Demi Patten, Megan Patten, maid of honour and bride's sister Lauren Patten, bridesmaids and nieces Bethany Ball, Courtney Ball and Emily Patten
But Mr Thompson claims Lord Patten knew in 2011 that both got more than they were entitled to.
It's a question that veteran Van Patten watchers suspect she often poses to herself.
Caption: For Monica Patten, philanthropy brings many rewards.
Asked why he did not know some payoffs had gone beyond what was contractually needed, Lord Patten appeared to suggest former director-general Mark Thompson should be called to give evidence.
Patten manages to touch on all these different contexts and demonstrate how they are intertwined.
But Lord Patten, who appeared alongside acting director general Tim Davie, revealed that Mr Entwistle originally wanted even more money, telling MPs that by striking a deal he had avoided potentially paying out even more in constructive or unfair dismissal claims.
Now Lord Patten, who heads the BBC Trust, which is charged with holding BBC executive management to account, has replied to a letter from justice minister and Kenilworth MP Jeremy Wright, one of seven MPs backing family demands for an independent inquiry.
Large industrial facilities are also not new for Patten who when he was younger, served for 13 years at the Geneva Steel facility in Provo, Utah.
In a speech to the Oxford Media Convention, Lord Patten said the corporation does need to make cuts, but he urged it to "look again" at plans for local radio.
Patten put herself through nursing school working at several nursing homes in the area after graduating and then working 33 years at Clinton Hospital, retiring in 1990.