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Maid of honor   /meɪd əv ˈɑnər/   Listen
Maid of honor

An unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding.  Synonym: bridesmaid.

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"Maid of honor" Quotes from Famous Books

... because she is entirely absorbed in preparing for the fancy ball to be given day after to-morrow by MM. Jandidier. She has discovered, so one of her friends told me, a wonderful dressmaker, a stranger who has suddenly appeared from no one knows where, who is making a costume of Catherine de Medici's maid of honor; and it is to ...
— File No. 113 • Emile Gaboriau

... SECOND MAID OF HONOR: He is a cousin of Captain Hawkins and was with him when he had command of a ship against Mexico. The Spaniards killed many of the sailors and took all ...
— History Plays for the Grammar Grades • Mary Ella Lyng

... man has gone for a game of billiards with the host. The maid of honor is inditing an epistle to one who must fall. The bridesmaids have withdrawn themselves, each with some endurable usher, to an appropriate retreat upon the other coasts of the veranda. The night is full of starlight in May. The lovers discover ...
— Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories • Robert Herrick

Words linked to "Maid of honor" :   attender, woman, tender, adult female, attendant, wedding party, wedding

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