Meaning of matronize

ma•tron•ize

Pronunciation: (mā'tru-nīz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to become matronly; cause to act as, or fulfill the role of, matron.
  2. to serve as a matron to; chaperon.
—v.i.
  1. to become a matron.
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