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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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After Patten, of Hailsham, East Sussex, was seen "staggering" he was arrested and put in a patrol car, which he spat in.
Specifically, Patten is interested in understanding the disadvantage that cultural minorities and/or prospective members of that group would suffer because of impending cultural loss.
Later Van Patten wrote to Stanford president Donald Bertrand Tresidder,
Since the time Patten has started replying to the president's tweets, he has offered Netflix recommendations, travel tips, and a typical "text if you need anything."
Archdeacon Michael Thompson, general secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada, said Patten had taken the helm of RfM at a "very challenging moment in its life."
Van Patten spent two years as an aide for international development in Cali, Colombia, and taught in Ecuador, Bolivia, Spain, Russia, and China.
Liverpool Crown Court heard drunken Patten had consensual sex with the 15-year-old after holding a three-day party when his parents went on holiday in 2013.
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
It's a question that veteran Van Patten watchers suspect she often poses to herself.
Lord Patten joined BBC bosses including director-general Tony Hall and human resources director Lucy Adams at the committee.
In Dummy, David Patten explains precisely how frustrating and demoralizing it was to have been labeled stupid and lazy by his teachers and to have been left far behind in his school classes until there seemed to be no way of catching up.
Appearing before the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Lord Patten insisted today the settlement was "better than any other course of action" amid fears of an unfair dismissal claim.