They have other factories in the kingdom of Patan, at one of which they buy a great deal of pepper.
Another name for a serpent, which we have not yet noticed, was Patan, or Pitan.
Demanding whether he would serve him, the Patan said no, for the prince would not give him such wages as he would ask.
At night, the king's custom being to drink, the prince told him of the Patan, whom the king commanded to be brought before him.
But this does not prevent their being Patans, instead of Patars, Patan meaning the fallen one.
This place has a castle, with a garrison of 200 Patan horse, who are good soldiers.
The prince having to attend his father, ordered the Patan to be in the way.
Some say Naserdengady, a Patan king, wanted to take it up, but was prevented by a multitude of scorpions.
In Bombay the Patan clerks reach the considerable figure of five thousand.
Another name for a serpent, of which I have as yet taken no notice, was Patan, or Pitan.