Definition of Patronesses

1. Noun. (plural of patroness) ¹



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Definition of Patronesses

1. patroness [n] - See also: patroness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patronesses

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

Literary usage of Patronesses

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1. Manners and Rules of Good Society: Or, Solecisms to be Avoided by Member of the aristocracy (1913)
"... OF LADY patronesses OF PUBLIC BALLS Ladies are frequently solicited to allow their names to be placed on the lists of lady patronesses of charity balls. ..."

2. Life in Mexico During a Residence of Two Years in that Country (1843)
"... Bull-Fight extraordinary — Plaza de Toros — Fireworks — Portrait of Cn — Fancy-Bali — Dress — Costume of the patronesses — Beauty in Mexico — Doctor's ..."

3. Women in English Life from Mediæval to Modern Times by Georgiana Hill (1896)
"... estimation of learning—Changes in social life—Some patronesses of learning. AFTER the sixteenth century the lamp of learning flickered a good deal. ..."

4. Memorials of Oxford by James Ingram (1837)
"have been acknowledged as the peculiar patronesses of the college; and many of their benefices were bestowed by the liberality of Edward III. and IV. and ..."

5. Memorials of Oxford by James Ingram, John Le Keux, Frederick Mackenzie (1837)
"have been acknowledged as the peculiar patronesses of the college; and many of their benefices were bestowed by the liberality of Edward III. and IV. and ..."

6. Women of Cleveland and Their Work, Philanthropic, Educational, Literary by Mary Bigelow James Ingham, W. A. Ingham (1893)
"HARRIET J. KESTER—CLEVELAND SCHOOL OF ART—LOUISE F. RANDOLPH—GEORGIA L. NORTON — patronesses — MR. AND MRS. CF OLNEY—SUBURBAN LADIES — HELEN ELIZABETH KING ..."

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