Definition of Padrones

1. Noun. (plural of padrone) ¹



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Definition of Padrones

1. padrone [n] - See also: padrone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Padrones

padlock
padlocked
padlocking
padlocks
padma
padmaite
padmas
padnag
padnags
padouk
padouks
padow
padres
padri
padrone
padrones (current term)
padroni
padronism
padronisms
pads
padsaw
padsaws
padshah
padshahs
paduak
paduasoies
paduasoy
paduasoys
paducahs
paean

Literary usage of Padrones

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1. The Immigrant: An Asset and a Liability by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"This peculiar situation led the new immigrants to call their employers, " padrones," just as in Italy the wife usually called her lord and master her ..."

2. Child Labor in City Streets by Edward Nicholas Clopper (1912)
"The saloon keeper has his instructions from the padrones and acts as their ... padrones who operate in places distant from ports of entry easily avoid ..."

3. Public Hygiene by Thomas Stewart Blair (1911)
"The Greek padrones have practically monopolized the business of ... The boys are required to turn over to the padrones all tips collected by them, ..."

4. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"A channel was opened between the Alamo and the Rio padrones in an effort to divert the flood through the Rio padrones, Volcano lake, and Hardy's Colorado to ..."

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