[ pat-nt or for 10, 12–15, peyt-; especially British peyt-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF patented
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This last feature was a practical drawback to the system, which was patented in 1877.

The same principle was utilised in his type-printing telegraph, patented in 1841.

He had no money even to pay the fees necessary to get it patented.

This was patented in 1872, and McCormick soon made it his own.

He completed and patented his first lubricating cup in 1872.

Each suggests a prototype of the patented forms of the 1840's.

I've got some A1 inventions here, an' I want to get 'em patented.

A very useful one, patented by Cook, is supplied to all Her Majesty's ships.

The machines we have described are by no means all that have been proposed and patented.

"The land had not been patented to us then," answered Ruggles.