Definitions for "Patron"
A guardian saint. -- called also patron saint.
Someone who supports, protects, or sponsors an institution or an artist.
a benefactor or protector
The founder of a church, or the founder's descendant or successor, in whom was vested the right to present to a parish living, or - in the case of a religious house - various rights including that of consenting to the election of the head of the house. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 365)
Any person who uses a library. This term dates from the days when libraries were open only to people who directly provided financial support.
any user of Watson Library. May include students from NSU, LSMSA and residents Natchitoches Parish.
An advocate or pleader.
in the Greco-Roman period, a person who financially supports a group (or individual) and advocates for them, usually providing the economic resources for group activities such as shared meals, and often providing meeting space in the patron's villa; as financial backer, the patron has a direct interest in the group's public activities, if any, and has the leverage to shape group organization and policies
An individual who participates in the Food Services program on a regular or semi-regular basis (enough to justify maintaining an account) but who is not included in school enrollment. A Patron may an adult, a child or a student. Student Patrons may be Free, Reduced or Regular. Examples of Patrons might be children enrolled in a pre-school program such as Headstart, or spouses of employees. Patron meal service is reported separately from the school's meal service, patron totals are by category, and patron service is included in school totals.
Keywords:  restauranteur, fest, mcr, gee, albert
A customer buying a ticket.
a regular customer
Person who pays to get into the fest, audience member, customer (called "turkeys" at some faires).
Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary.
a paid member of the Seringale Tavern, and shares some of the luxuries of Heralds (tavern access, gossip) but without any of the duties
One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender.
The person (usually a legislator) who presents a bill or resolution for consideration; may be joined by others, who are known as copatrons. See also: author, introducer, sponsor
someone who supports or champions something
Keywords:  inn, proprietor
the proprietor of an inn
a person who is entitled to check out material in accordance with prevailing lending regulations
One who lends his or her name for purposes of promotion of a benefit or similar affair; also, a category of contributors at a certain level of giving to which an institution gives special recognition. A well chosen patron is a valuable asset and puts a charity on the map. They have no legal status or obligations but lend their names to the cause as a hallmark or credibility and stature.
Keywords:  padrone, see
See Padrone, 2.
One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.
a gift, not a slab of flesh
Keywords:  muskets, pistols, tin, cartridge, iron
1 Paper cartridge first used for pistols and later for muskets. 2 An early type of cartridge box made of wood, leather, tin or iron, and dating from the 17th century.
Keywords:  thruway, nys, toll, driver, paying
Any toll-paying driver on the NYS Thruway.
A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him.
Keywords:  consignee, see
See Consignee.
Keywords:  quests, guild, highly, able, week
a highly active capable players who are able to set aside a few hours each week to complete guild quests
Keywords:  pul, reader, researcher, user, referred
One who uses PUL; also referred to as "user" or "reader" or "researcher."
Patron is a kernel based intrusion detection system. It rates a behavior of each OS process by counting its risk level according to a set of tests.
a fur who helps cover the registration cost of another fur
a male who helps and takes care of you, a father figure
Keywords:  landlord, employer
A man of distinction under whose protection another person placed himself.
One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art.
A person who is using, intending to use or has used the transit system.
Keywords:  favor
To be a patron of; to patronize; to favor.
Keywords:  apis, content, manager, user, term
The term used in the Content Manager APIs for user.