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 Pat’rico or Pater-cove.Patten. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Patroc’los.
 
The gentle and amiable friend of Achilles, in Homer’s Iliad. When Achilles refused to fight in order to annoy Agamem’non, he sent his friend Patroc’los to battle, and he was slain by Euphorbos.   1
 


 Pat’rico or Pater-cove.Patten. 

 
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