(?), n. (Zol.) A paddock, or toad.
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Padow pipe. (Bot.) See Paddock pipe, under Paddock.
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(p"dr), n.;
pl. Sp. & Pg. Padres (p"drs); It. Padri (p"dr)
. [Sp., Pg., & It., fr. L. pater father. See Father.] 1. A Christian priest or monk; used as a term of address for priests in some churches (especially Roman or Orthodox Catholic in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Spanish America); -- also used in the American military.
Syn. -- Father.
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2. In India (from the Portuguese), any Christian minister; also, a priest of the native region. Kipling.
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3. A chaplain in one of the military services.
Syn. -- military chaplain, Holy Joe, sky pilot.
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(?), n.;
pl. It. Padroni (#), E. Padrones.
[It. See Patron.] 1. A patron; a protector.
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2. The master of a small coaster in the Mediterranean.
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3. A man who imports, and controls the earnings of, Italian laborers, street musicians, etc.
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