matronly friend

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  • I had no mother nor matronly friend to instruct me. Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • The eight young ladies who were to attend her to the altar, had arrived early in the afternoon, each chaperoned by her mother, aunt, or some matronly friend. Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • He does not foresee that in Clara's matronly friend he will behold Marah Rocke! Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • For a moment Valerie felt inclined to open her oppressed and suffering heart to this sweet, matronly friend, and tell her the whole, bitter truth, and seek her wise counsel; but again the want of moral courage, which had always been so fatal to her welfare, sealed her lips. Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth