Origin of patron
OTHER WORDS FROM patronpa·tron·al, pa·tron·ly, adjectivepa·tron·dom, pa·tron·ship, nounpa·tron·less, adjectivesub·pa·tron·al, adjective
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In that regard, Miami will be able to take advantage of its warm weather and direct patrons with food or beverages to outdoor areas.Miami Heat to use coronavirus-sniffing dogs to allow some fans back into arena|Des Bieler|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
“So, we first and foremost wanted to keep our staff, our neighbors, and our patrons safe,” he said.Inaugural lockdown adds to local business woes|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|January 21, 2021|Washington Blade
Much depends on the local restrictions in place, but the center could have 50 donors indoors and up to a few hundred outside, with testing and other protocols in place to assure artist and patron safety.
Earlier this fall, many of the nation’s restaurants opened their doors to patrons to eat inside, especially as the weather turned cold in places.Is indoor dining safe? Five health experts weigh in.|By Laurie Archbald-Pannone Et Al./The Conversation|January 6, 2021|Popular-Science
The real test, at that point, will be convincing patrons it’s safe to come back to the gym.What another lockdown means for January gym sales|Rachel King|December 28, 2020|Fortune
I hardly spoke to every patron, but there may have been some validity to his assessment.I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed|Emily Shire|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The artist came down and stood beside his patron to assess things.
Michelangelo tricked his patron about the David, but sometimes he was forcibly reminded who paid the bills.
He was a scion of immense wealth, a civil rights activist, and an art collector and patron.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art|Scott Porch|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time, last March, the then-46-year-old Omidyar was being heralded as a patron saint of the financially beleaguered newsbiz.Journalists + eBay Billionaire = Chaos. The Troubles at Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media|Lloyd Grove|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was evident to the German doctor that his patron looked forward to his great-niece's visit with pleasure.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Owing to the death of Popham, their chief patron, and other misfortunes, the colonists returned to England in 1608.
Conjecture, lost in the mazy distance, gladly lays hold of something substantial in the shape of snuff's first royal patron.
He was a politic monarch, the patron of men of letters, and an excellent author himself.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Nor can a telephone company legally charge a higher rental for a telephone to a telegraph company than to any other patron.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles