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DEFINITION & SYNONYMS
To be a patron of; to patronize; to favor.
A guardian saint. -- called also patron saint.
See Padrone, 2.
An advocate or pleader.
A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him.
One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.
A man of distinction under whose protection another person placed himself.
One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender.
One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art.
Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary.
The right of nomination to political office; also, the offices, contracts, honors, etc., which a public officer may bestow by favor.
Guardianship, as of a saint; tutelary care.
To act as a patron of; to maintain; to defend.
Special countenance or support; favor, encouragement, or aid, afforded to a person or a work; as, the patronage of letters; patronage given to an author.
The right of presentation to church or ecclesiastical benefice; advowson.
A modification of the fathers name borne by the son; a name derived from that of a parent or ancestor; as, Pelides, the son of Peleus; Johnson, the son of John; Macdonald, the son of Donald; Paulowitz, the son of Paul; also, the surname of a family; the family name.
Derived from ancestors; as, a patronymic denomination.
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