verb (used with object), pa·tron·ized, pa·tron·iz·ing.
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But from the first "Pucho," as we called him, made it a point of distinctly refusing to be patronised.Across Patagonia|Lady Florence Dixie
The boy was patronised by the duke, and became one of the best officers in the service of France.
He was patronised by Maria Theresa, and by Royalty in this country.Chats on Old Miniatures|J. J. Foster
Saint Berold was a pretty good saint, and his church was patronised by Major Belwether's household.The Fighting Chance|Robert W. Chambers
He patronised the arts, and caused a statue of Joseph the Ist to be erected to him.The History of the Revolutions of Portugal|Abb Vertot