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paddle wheel an engine-driven or pedal-operated wheel that has boards or paddles fixed at right angles around its circumference, used to propel a boat, esp. a river steamboat.
paddock an enclosed field, usu. near a barn, for grazing or exercising horses. [2 definitions]
Paddy (slang; often derogatory) an Irishman.
paddy a flooded field for growing rice.
padlock a portable lock for fastening doors, boxes, cables, and the like. [2 definitions]
padre father (a form of address used for a priest in Spanish-speaking countries).
padrone a master; boss. [2 definitions]
paduasoy a rich, strong, corded silk fabric. [2 definitions]
paean a song or hymn sung as an expression of praise.
paella a Spanish dish combining chicken, rice, vegetables, and usu. meat and seafood, that is seasoned with saffron.
paeon a metrical unit of one long and three short syllables that may occur in any order.
pagan a person professing belief in a polytheistic religion. [6 definitions]
paganize to make or become pagan.
page1 one side of a sheet of printed or written paper. [6 definitions]
page2 esp. formerly, a young person who attends someone of authority such as a king. [3 definitions]
pageant a public spectacle with much colorful display, often celebrating and commemorating events of history or legend and presenting scenes from these. [2 definitions]
pageantry grand, colorful, or spectacular display. [3 definitions]
pageboy a hair style in which the hair is worn in a straight long bob, with the ends rolled under.
pager a portable electronic receiver that emits a signal when the person carrying it is paged and displays the phone number to be called.
Paget's disease a disease that deforms or weakens bones. [2 definitions]
paginate to number the pages of (a book, magazine, or the like).