Matronage



[mey-truh-nij, ma-] /ˈmeɪ trə nɪdʒ, ˈmæ-/

noun
1.
the state of being a .
2.
guardianship by a .
3.
collectively.
/ˈmeɪtrənɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the state of being a matron
2.
supervision or care by a matron
3.
matrons collectively

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  • Matronalia

    [mey-truh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh, ma-] /ˌmeɪ trəˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə, ˌmæ-/ noun, plural Matronalialia, Matronalialias. (sometimes used with a plural verb) 1. an annual festival of ancient Rome held by matrons in honor of Juno.

  • Matronising

    [mey-truh-nahyz] /ˈmeɪ trəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), matronized, matronizing. 1. to cause to become matronly; cause to act as, or fulfill the role of, . 2. to serve as a to; chaperon. verb (used without object), matronized, matronizing. 3. to become a .



  • Matronize

    [mey-truh-nahyz] /ˈmeɪ trəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), matronized, matronizing. 1. to cause to become matronly; cause to act as, or fulfill the role of, . 2. to serve as a to; chaperon. verb (used without object), matronized, matronizing. 3. to become a .

  • Matronizing

    [mey-truh-nahyz] /ˈmeɪ trəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), matronized, matronizing. 1. to cause to become matronly; cause to act as, or fulfill the role of, . 2. to serve as a to; chaperon. verb (used without object), matronized, matronizing. 3. to become a .



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