a city on the south-west coast of Lycia at which Paul landed on his return from his third missionary journey (Acts 21:1, 2). Here he found a larger vessel, which was about to sail across the open sea to the coast of Phoenicia. In this vessel he set forth, and reached the city of Tyre in perhaps two or three days.
[pach] /pætʃ/ noun 1. a small piece of material used to mend a tear or break, to cover a hole, or to strengthen a weak place: patches at the elbows of a sports jacket. 2. a piece of material used to cover or protect a wound, an injured part, etc.: a patch over the eye. […]
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noun 1. a device with a large number of sockets into which electrical plugs can be inserted to form many different temporary circuits: used in telephone exchanges, computer systems, etc Also called plugboard
noun, Telephony, Electronics. 1. a short cord with a plug at each end, or a plug at one end and a pair of clips at the other, used for temporarily connecting two pieces of equipment or signal paths.
[pach-uh n] /ˈpætʃ ən/ noun 1. Kenneth, 1911–72, U.S. poet and novelist.