Pronunciation: (pa'trik), [key]
1. Saint, a.d. 389?–461?, British missionary and bishop in Ireland: patron saint of Ireland.
2. (Curtis) Lester, 1883–1960, Canadian ice-hockey player and manager, in the U.S. after 1926.
3. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “patrician.”
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