To better see all uses of the word
patron
in
Crime and Punishment
please enable javascript.

patron
Used In
Crime and Punishment
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • 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.

  • There are no more uses of "patron" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading