(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Paddy, Pat, Rick; fem. Patricia.
Christian missionary and patron saint of Ireland.
(person) (a.d. 385?-461?); Brit. missionary in, and a patron saint of, Ireland: his day is March 17
Patrick Sentence Examples
They are represented as endeavouring to prevent the progress of St Patrick and St Columba by raising clouds and mist.
It was this Patrick who laid the foundation of the family fortunes.
The government offices, art gallery and exchange, with St Mary's cathedral (Anglican), a building in a combination of native timbers, St Paul's and St Patrick's cathedral (Roman Catholic), are noteworthy buildings.
Sir Patrick Manson has suggested that the problem of stamping out malaria may be assisted by the discovery of some at present unknown factors.