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bridesmaid

noun brides·maid \ˈbrīdz-ˌmād\

: a female friend or relative who helps a bride at her wedding

Full Definition of BRIDESMAID

1
:  a woman who is an attendant of a bride
2
:  one that finishes just behind the winner

Examples of BRIDESMAID

  1. I was a bridesmaid in my sister's wedding.

First Known Use of BRIDESMAID

1552

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