Definition of 'matron'
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The horse cost 35,000 and ten families chipped in, plus a former matron and a couple of tutors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former school matron had been placed on a controversial care plan intended to ease the last days of dying patients. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is obvious who is the matron in charge, and who are the nurses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A way around it is to ask her to be your chief bridesmaid or matron of honour. The Sun (2011)I approach the matron in charge, sitting at the reception desk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I feel like telling her that she's not going to be the matron of honour any more. The Sun (2010)During my time as school matron I did a vast amount of reading on ways to improve the quality of life. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)He went absent without leave not once, but three times; a serious offence that made him an enemy of the hospital matron. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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