patronage (v.)
protect, uphold, defend
1H6 III.i.48[Gloucester to Winchester] as an outlaw in a castle keeps, / And useth it to patronage his theft
1H6 III.iv.32[Basset to Vernon] you dare patronage / The envious barking of your saucy tongue
E3 III.iii.214[Prince Edward to all, of his use of his gifts] To patronage the fatherless and poor
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