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Definition: Patrons of Husbandry
, n. [F., fr. L. patronus, fr. pater a father.
, and cf. Patroon
1. One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender.
“Patron of my life and liberty.”
--Shak. “The patron of
2. (Rom. Antiq.)
(a) A master who had freed his slave, but still retained
some paternal rights over him.
(b) A man of distinction under whose protection another
person placed himself.
(c) An advocate or pleader.
Let him who works the client wrong
Beware the patron's ire. --Macaulay.
3. One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work;
a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art.
4. (Eccl. Law) One who has gift and disposition of a
5. A guardian saint. -- called also patron saint
6. (Naut.) See Padrone
Patrons of Husbandry
, the grangers. See Granger