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patron
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Crime and Punishment
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patron
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • Some years before, when he was just entering on his own career, he had come upon two cases in which rather important personages in the province, patrons of his, had been cruelly shown up.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a patron of the restaurant
as in: a patron of the arts
as in: a patron saint
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