Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.
2. (n.) The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.
3. (n.) Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.
4. (n.) Sufferance; permission.
5. (n.) A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.
6. (n.) Solitaire.