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maid of honor

Definition of MAID OF HONOR

1
:  an unmarried lady usually of noble birth whose duty it is to attend a queen or a princess
2
:  a bride's principal unmarried wedding attendant — compare matron of honor
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First Known Use of MAID OF HONOR

circa 1586

Rhymes with MAID OF HONOR

MAID OF HONOR Defined for Kids

maid of honor

noun
plural maids of honor

Definition of MAID OF HONOR for Kids

:  a woman who stands with the bride at a wedding

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