patronless


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patronless

(ˈpeɪtrənlɪs)
adj
having no patron(s), without patrons
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Adj.1.patronless - having little patronage or few clientspatronless - having little patronage or few clients; "a restaurant unpatronized by the elite"
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The Parnassus plays document this shift in the lamentations of the patronless writers and their unwillingness to work in the new, more explicitly commercial, market.
2) Such identification is more difficult today because of the number of touring players affected by the Elizabethan statutes prohibiting travel by patronless companies.
Gilder, who believes big cities are "leftover baggage from the industrial era" that are "sucking the lifeblood out of America," wants to be able to watch the opera--presumably performing on some patronless soundstage--while controlling all the camera angles.