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Patois

Pa`tois´   Pronunciation: på`twä´
n.1.A dialect peculiar to the illiterate classes; a provincial form of speech.
The jargon and patois of several provinces.
- Sir T. Browne.
Noun1.patois - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
2.patois - a regional dialect of a language (especially French); usually considered substandard
Acadian, Anglo-Indian, Brooklynese, Cajun, Canadian French, Cockney, French Canadian, Gullah, Midland, Midland dialect, New England dialect, Pennsylvania Dutch, Yankee, Yorkshire, argot, bundle of isoglosses, cant, class dialect, colloquial, dialect, dialect atlas, dialect dictionary, gibberish, gobbledygook, idiom, isogloss, jargon, lingo, linguistic atlas, linguistic community, linguistic island, local dialect, localism, mumbo jumbo, patter, phraseology, provincialism, regional accent, regionalism, scatology, slang, speech community, subdialect, taboo language, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language, vulgate
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Patience
Patient
patient of
patient role
Patiently
Patin
patina
patinate
patinise
patinize
Patio
patio furniture
patisserie
patka
Patly
Patness
-- Patois --
Patolli
Paton
Patonce
Patrai
Patras
Patria
Patria potestas
Patria potestas in pietate debet
Patrial
Patriarch
Patriarchal
patriarchal cross
Patriarchal dispensation
Patriarchate
Patriarchdom
Patriarchic
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