Definition of Pat Garrett from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Pat Garrett

; NAmE
jump to other results
(1850-1908) a sheriff (= law officer) in the American Wild West, who arrested his former friend, the criminal Billy the Kid, in 1880. When he escaped, Garrett chased him for months and finally shot him at Fort Sumter, New Mexico, on 4 July 1881.