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patriciate

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the highest class in a society
  • the patriciate regarded patronage of the arts as a moral and social duty

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The first known use of patriciate was circa 1656

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“Patriciate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patriciate. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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