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[klahy-uh n-tij] /ˈklaɪ ən tɪdʒ/
a body of clients; clientele.
Also, clienthood. the relationship of a client to a patron; dependency.
Origin of clientage
First recorded in 1625-35; client + -age Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This means: From the obligations of clientage, my friend Beowulf, and for assistance thou hast sought us.

    Beowulf Release Date: July 19, 2005 [EBook #16328]
  • He considered that with such a clientage his fortune was assured.

    Frdrique; vol. 1 Charles Paul de Kock
  • Yet Rogers was the agent of but half a dozen tenements, and made no effort to extend his clientage.

    To Him That Hath Leroy Scott
  • Nor can it be said that this was an injury to that clientage, composed of consumers all through the adjacent countryside.

  • And thereupon he registered a solemn oath never again to leave her, it mattered not how fared his clientage.

  • In South America we also meet with at least one case of a tribe, or part of a tribe, which is in clientage to another tribe.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • The medium in which it is to be used and the clientage to which it is intended to appeal must also be constantly borne in mind.

  • Freed women, for this reason, almost always fell into vice.769 clientage became the 283refuge of loafers.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • It was only the clientage and varletry of Octavia who had dared to assume the peoples name.

    Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar
  • Bridges695 says that one Fuegian is thrown into clientage to another by their mode of life.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner

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