pa•terPronunciation: (pā'tur; also for 2,3 pat'ur), [key]
1. Brit. Informal.
2. (often cap.)
the paternoster; Lord's Prayer.
a recitation of it.
Pa•terPronunciation: (pā'tur), [key]
1839–94, English critic, essayist, and novelist.
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