matron of honor

noun phrase

: a bride's principal married wedding attendant compare maid of honor

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of matron of honor was in 1903

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“Matron of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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matron of honor

: a married woman serving as the principal wedding attendant of a bride compare maid of honor
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