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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A wife or a widow, especially one who is not young. Also: A woman who has charge of others in a prison.

Usage examples (35)
  • The matron of honor was the bride's older sister.
  • "No," she replied, "the matron is sick; I am her assistant.
  • The death of the matron was a great calamity to her, for her
  • Last, but not least, it's Colonial, and the matron is a brick. for more
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