Mat"ron*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Matronized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Matronizing (?).]

1.

To make a matron of; to make matronlike.

Childbed matronizes the giddiest spirits. Richardson.

2.

To act the part of a marton toward; to superintend; to chaperone; as, to matronize an assembly.

 

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