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Examples from the Web for pattys
He looked up as Tom came in, and the color flew into Pattys cheeks.
Pattys head sunk lower and lower, but she neither moved nor spoke.
- a small flattened cake of minced food
- a small pie
C18: from French pâté
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Word Origin and History for pattys
"small pie," 1710, from patti-pan (1690s) "something baked in a small pan," from French pâté, from Old French paste (see paste (n.)).
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