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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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Liverpool Crown Court heard drunken Patten had consensual sex with the 15-year-old after holding a three-day party when his parents went on holiday in 2013.
Groom Simon Wood and bride Bernice Patten pose for pictures in the grounds of their reception venue, far left, and toast their future together, left.
ACCUSED Z Lord Patten at hearing before MPs in July
Any season in San Francisco will shine with Van Patten moments, performances that transcend technique and seem to glow with a special quality.
At the same time, by placing the trilogies in the context of work by contemporaries, Patten reveals Manning's familiarity with a range of writing on these countries.
Describing his last phone conversation with Mr Entwistle, Lord Patten said he told him: "We are not urging you to go, but we are not urging you to stay.
Lord Patten has instructed BBC HR director Lucy Adams to explain to Mr Wright in more detail what approach BBC managers have taken with the Granger inquiry.
Patten says it was a family occupation as his father and his grandfather had also worked at that facility through the years.
Lord Patten said the Trust wanted the "local identity" of radio stations to be protected.
Patten was a devoted member of Redemption Rock Church in Westminster, always going early to get the bulletins ready and greeting people as they came in.
Lord Patten believed BBC managers' "toxic" salaries were unpopular with viewers and licence fee payers.
Lord Patten, who took up the role earlier this month, said the Corporation needed to accept criticism when there were "events of some public controversy".