They were the patronesses of your patent ink and your wire-wove paper.
On entering the room, if it is at the Assembly, you will encounter a line of patronesses.
Should you be asked to the table of one of the patronesses, you will have a partner provided for you.
Moreover all these saints are patronesses of women in their times of special trial.
On these cards the names of the patronesses are also engraved.
It would seem, in short, a matter for his patronesses to have out together.
It will give me pleasure to add my name to your husband's list of patronesses.
A bell summoned the teachers, patrons, and patronesses to the schoolroom.
He wondered what the future would do to these arts and their patronesses.
The patronesses waited on the women, who sat and enjoyed their dignity.