Definitions

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  • adj. Like a matron; sedate; grave; matronly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a matron; sedate; grave; matronly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Matronly.

Etymologies

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matron +‎ -like

Examples

  • At Newport we took in a number of passengers for New York, among which were two young women, companions, and a grave, sensible, matronlike Quaker woman, with her attendants.

    Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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