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Patton

[pat-n] /ˈpæt n/
noun
1.
Charley (Charlie Patton) 1881–1934, U.S. blues guitarist and singer.
2.
George Smith, 1885–1945, U.S. general.
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  • When Patton's eyes were open, they rested on him with a weird growing belief.

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  • To the south, General Patton's forces were plowing into Czechoslovakia.

  • Patton stated that none of the capital stock had at this time been paid in by the stockholders.

  • "He's one of the mysteries," said Patton, rising to take his leave.

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  • He rushed into Patton Place, and in his path another, much smaller cage appeared.

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Patton

/ˈpætən/
noun
1.
George Smith. 1885–1945, US general, who successfully developed tank warfare as an extension of cavalry tactics in World War II: captured Palermo, Sicily (1942) and much of France (1944)
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