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used in It Happened to Nancy

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a usually elderly man who is the leader of a group such as a family or tribe
  • I blurted out all my plans too, after college and after I'd become a pediatrician, to get married and have children and then grandchildren, with Dad as the patriarch at all the reunions.
    p. 222.7

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