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patron
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

2 uses
  • He bought a Buffalo Evening News with the air of a patron of the arts, though Louise would have a copy at the house already, and he unfolded it with the detached curiosity of a stockbroker as he let himself into the M&T lobby.
    8 — The Kleppmann File (8% in)
  • He'd suffered the usual brainless complaints of diner patrons, no two of whom meant the same thing by "rare" or "medium" when they ordered a T-bone steak, and along with that the eternal nagging of the owner's wife, a short-tempered middle-aged Irish lady who blamed her flare-ups, afterward, on the fact that she was a redhead, which she was not.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (20% in)

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