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Origin of patroness
usage note for patroness
OTHER WORDS FROM patronesssub·pa·tron·ess, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for patroness
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