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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A woman who is a regular customer or the wife of a regular customer.

Usage examples (31)
  • St. Lucy is populary know as the patroness of eye ailments.
  • "patroness," etc. For instance, can we say that "Mr. and Mrs. Smith acted as chaperons"?
  • She always called her patroness "my dear."
  • Adrian forgot not the injunctions of his patroness. for more
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