Common misspellings for patina:
- petina (57%)
- patena (29%)
- paina (14%)
Examples of usage for patina:
There were interminable avenues of tables and cases, sending forth the sparkle of gold and silver and prismatic hues, the warm glow of deep- red copper fading into the pale green of patina, from hundreds of works of art- products of German industry, those so- called " bronzes," which were to be displayed in shop- windows all over the country, and endow even the cottages of the poor with an air of prosperity. "The Song of Songs" , Hermann Sudermann.
No Sicilian sunrise was ever more glossy with the patina of hope than the iced one that crept in for a look at the wide- faced, high- cheek- boned beauty of Sara Turkletaub as she lay with her sons to the miracle of her full breasts, her hair still rumpled with the agony of deliverance. "The Vertical City" , Fannie Hurst.