[ mey-truh-nahyz ]
/ ˈmeɪ trəˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), ma·tron·ized, ma·tron·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), ma·tron·ized, ma·tron·iz·ing.
to become a matron.
Also especially British, ma·tron·ise.
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She was amazed to see Miss Craydocke present, countenancing and matronizing.A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life.|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney