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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: patron saint (0.00842 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to patron saint.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: patron saint patron saint n : a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation
English → English (gcide) Definition: patron saint Patron \Pa"tron\, n. [F., fr. L. patronus, fr. pater a father. See Paternal, and cf. Patroon, Padrone, Pattern.] 1. One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender. “Patron of my life and liberty.” --Shak. “The patron of true holiness.” --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Let him who works the client wrong Beware the patron's ire. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art. [1913 Webster] 4. (Eccl. Law) One who has gift and disposition of a benefice. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 5. A guardian saint. -- called also patron saint. [1913 Webster] 6. (Naut.) See Padrone, 2. [1913 Webster] Patrons of Husbandry, the grangers. See Granger, 2. [1913 Webster]

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