Definition of Matron. Meaning of Matron. Synonyms of Matron

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Definition of Matron

Matron
Matron Ma"tron, n. [F. matrone, L. matrona, fr. mater mother. See Mother.] 1. A wife or a widow, especially, one who has borne children; a woman of staid or motherly manners. Your wives, your daughters, Your matrons, and your maids. --Shak. Grave from her cradle, insomuch that she was a matron before she was a mother. --Fuller. 2. A housekeeper; esp., a woman who manages the domestic economy of a public instution; a head nurse in a hospital; as, the matron of a school or hospital. Jury of matrons (Law), a jury of experienced women called to determine the question of pregnancy when set up in bar of execution, and for other cognate purposes.

Meaning of Matron from wikipedia

- Matron is the job title of a very senior or the chief nurse in several countries, including the United Kingdom, its former colonies, such as India, and...
- Ana Lynch (born August 14, 1974), known by her stage name Ana Matronic, is an American singer, best known as the female co-lead vocalist for Scissor Sisters...
- Carry On Matron is the twenty-third in the series of Carry On films to be made. It was released in May 1972. It features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth...
- called the chief bridesmaid or maid of honor if she is unmarried, or the matron of honor if she is married. A junior bridesmaid is a girl who is clearly...
- Matron literature (also known as hen lit) is a literary genre which focuses on older female characters as protagonists. The genre has increased in po****rity...
- The original Coronet Large Cent, sometimes nicknamed "Matron Head", was a type of cent issued by the United States Mint in Philadelphia from 1816 until...
- Matron Stakes may refer to: Matron Stakes, the registered title of the Schweppervescence Trophy, a horse race held at Flemington Racecourse in Australia...
- permitted in the male quarters. Matron and Kilmore burst in on her declarations of love, which are cruelly rebuffed by Tinkle. Matron throws Nurse May out, and...
- Matronpresiding officer Worthy Patron – a Master Mason who provides general supervision ****ociate Matron – ****umes the duties of the Worthy Matron...
- "in effect he had become Liberace. Even his fans were now middle-aged matrons and blue-haired grandmothers." On July 13, 1976, Vernon Presley—who had...
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