toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

patron
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
in some Christian denominations:  a saint who is thought to look after a group, activity, or place
  • Lately, Mother has accused me of keeping her as my unofficial patron saint.
    Chapter 1 (15% in)
  • My patron saint.
    Chapter 2 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "patron saint" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®