maid of honor


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

First Known Use of MAID OF HONOR

circa 1586

Rhymes with MAID OF HONOR

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