Definition of Patronal

1. a. Patron; protecting; favoring.



Definition of Patronal

1. patron [adj] - See also: patron

Patronal Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patronal

patrollers
patrolling
patrolman
patrolmen
patrology
patrolperson
patrolpersons
patrols
patrolwoman
patrolwomen
patron
patron saint
patron saints
patronage
patronages
patronal (current term)
patronate
patroness
patronesses
patronisation
patronisations
patronise
patronised
patroniser
patronisers
patronises
patronising
patronisingly
patronite
patronites

Literary usage of Patronal

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1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"If a master manumitted his slave in consideration of a sum of money, he retained all patronal rights, but he could not stipulate for special operae. ..."

2. A Dividend to Labor: A Study of Employers' Welfare Institutions by Nicholas Paine Gilman (1899)
"... patronal INSTITUTIONS IN FRANCE THE most striking feature of " patronal institutions" in France is the great development of the insurance of workingmen, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... must, however, have existed long before they were put down in writing. be a papal compliment to the imperial church on its patronal feast. ..."

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