matron : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
  • n  a wardress in a prison
  • n  a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution

  • Beverly Hills matron Joan Gross last week was browsing at the Price Club, a discount warehouse in nearby Inglewood, alongside an Asian restaurateur shopping for kitchen supplies .
  • At a bail hearing in Johannesburg, dormitory matron Tiny Virginia Makopo, 27, was charged with 13 separate counts of abuse, including indecent assault and criminal injury committed .
  • Long the fat matron of Montreal's once powerful English-speaking minority, the Star consistently outsold its morning rival, the Gazette (circ.
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  • Williams halts Broadway debut
    TV host Wendy Williams has postponed her Broadway debut after coming down with a sinus infection. The star was due to start playing Matron "Mama" Morton in hit show "Chicago" on Tuesday, but she will now take to the stage on Friday to allow herself time to recover from the illness.
    June 25, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Countess of the clink
    Starting Tuesday, gregarious talk-show host Wendy Williams kicks off a seven-week run in “Chicago” as the keeper of the keys, Matron Mama Morton. Williams, 48, rose to fame as a radio “shock jockette” before breaking out with her saucy syndicated talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show,” and she also appeared...
    June 23, 2013 - New York Post
  • Wendy Williams Delays Broadway Debut in Chicago Until June 28
    Producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced June 21 that celebrated talk-show host and best-selling author Wendy Williams will now begin her Broadway debut engagement as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago June 28 rather than the previously announced June 25.
    June 21, 2013 - Playbill

  • Mick Channon in
    Channon said: "It is a relief when you know they are Group One filly and it keeps going wrong but it has gone right today and it is nice and I am thrilled. We'll have a look at the Matron but we may consider the Prix Rothschild first and have a go...
  • Leah Bracknell in
    Discussing her new role, Bracknell said: "I'm really excited about The Royal Today and can't wait to play matron. Jenny is a great character who's both mysterious and intriguing. She will definitely keep people guessing. I'm really looking forward...
  • Alan Johnson in Channel 4 News
    Health Secretary Alan Johnson said: "Additional matrons have been recruited and given greater powers because if cleanliness is not up to scratch we expect matron to order additional cleaning and ensure that the highest standards are met or ensure...

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