Examples of matron in a Sentence
society matrons who organize benefits for charity
the matron of a school for girls
Recent Examples of matron from the Web
Hipsters and matrons alike come here in search of vintage items and tchotchkes.
Those words were fired off years ago like darts by a wise Greek matron who wanted to teach me and a friend a lesson about good intentions vs. outcomes.
The club’s members worked to get women on the school board and to have police matrons hired at the city jail to handle incarcerated women, according to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
The whole production seems piped in from a Hollywood soundstage of the 1950s, when a very different formula reigned, and the lives of haute-bourgeois young matrons were seen as worthy subjects for private fantasy and mass entertainment.
Marta Shanaman, a police department matron, had just been shot during a jailbreak attempt in the eighth-floor women's detention quarters.
The matron told reporters that her life had been ruined.
Still, the specter of geography teachers or lunch matrons reaching for a firearm if there's trouble doesn't resonate with local school leaders.
Despite its cute, alliterative name, this facility is a monotonous grey nightmare where the students are taught how to prey on people by a harsh matron (played by Charlotte Rampling) who in turn preys on them.
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MATRON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of matron for English Language Learners
: an older married woman who usually has a high social position
: a woman whose job is to be in charge of children or other women
: a female nurse who is in charge of the other nurses in a hospital
MATRON Defined for Kids
Definition of matron for Students
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