pattée

/ (ˈpæteɪ, ˈpætɪ) /

adjective

(often postpositive) (of a cross) having triangular arms widening outwards

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Word Origin for pattée

from French patte paw
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Example sentences from the Web for pattée

  • Colonel Pattee took command of these, and they acted together as one organization.

    In The Ranks|R. E. McBride
  • Our fire continuing, Colonel Pattee rode up to us, excitedly, to learn what it meant.

    In The Ranks|R. E. McBride
  • Colonel Pattee was on his horse, half faced about toward his men, evidently impatient and eager.

    In The Ranks|R. E. McBride