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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Patted p. pr. & vb. n. Patting.]  To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap; as, to pat a dog.
    Gay pats my shoulder, and you vanish quite.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a
             slick commercial" [syn: glib, slick]
      2: exactly suited to the occasion; "a pat reply"
      n 1: the sound made by a gentle blow [syn: rap, tap]
      2: a light touch or stroke [syn: tap, dab]
      adv : completely or perfectly; "he has the lesson pat"; "had the
            system down pat"
      v 1: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the
           chin [syn: chuck]
      2: hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder" [syn: dab]
      [also: patting, patted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See pat