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patron saint

noun

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someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation
  • around the statehouse he's known as the patron saint of partisan politics

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The first known use of patron saint was in 1703

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“Patron saint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patron%20saint. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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