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  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. Shakespeare
  1. A housekeeper; especially, a woman who manages the domestic economy of a public institution; a head nurse in a hospital; as, the matron of a school or hospital.

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