enpatron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ patron

Verb[edit]

enpatron (third-person singular simple present enpatrons, present participle enpatroning, simple past and past participle enpatroned)

  1. (obsolete, transitive, nonce word) To act the part of a patron towards; to patronize.
    For these, of force, must your oblations be, / Since I their altar, you enpatron me. — Shakespeare.