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patron
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The Taming of the Shrew
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as in: a patron of the arts Define
someone who contributes money to an organization or: a supporter of an organization or person
  • ...and will repute you ever the patron of my life and liberty.

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  • She is well known as a patron of the arts in our city.
  • The Earl of Southampton was Shakespeare’s only known patron.

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  • Whate’er I read to her, I’ll plead for you, As for my patron, stand you so assur’d, As firmly as yourself were still in place; Yea, and perhaps with more successful words Than you, unless you were a scholar, sir.

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as in: a patron of the arts Define
someone who contributes money to an organization or: a supporter of an organization or person
as in: a patron of the restaurant Define
a customer -- especially a regular one
as in: a patron saint Define
in some Christian denominations: a saint who is thought to look after a group, activity, or place
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