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 Pastorale of Pope Gregory,Patch. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Patavin’ity.
 
A provincial idiom in speech or writing; so called from Patavium (Padua), the birthplace of Livy. (See PATOIS.)   1
 


 Pastorale of Pope Gregory,Patch. 

 
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