Origin of patroness
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OTHER WORDS FROM patronesssub·pa·tron·ess, noun
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How to use patroness in a sentence
Her canonization was finalized in 1946, with the Vatican declaring her Patroness of Immigrants in 1950.
In 1821 rumor had it that he intended to wed a miller's widow, his patroness, who was thirty-two years old.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
She was the patroness of hunters, fishermen and sailors, and also a goddess of birth and health.
Margaret, who neither wanted sense nor feeling, wiped her tears hastily, and asked her patroness's forgiveness for her petulance.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
She was the patroness of every art, and the friend of every man of genius.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
From the first Batt applied himself to win his patroness' favour to his clever and needy friend.The Age of Erasmus|P. S. Allen