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patten, patand, patin

1. The base of a column or pillar.
2. A base or a groundsill which supports a column, post, or pillar.
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Handsome and problem-solving are adjectives that owners Patand Fred Woerner happily apply to their remodeled house in Sunnyvale, California.
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