matron of honor
a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding.
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Origin of matron of honor
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
Words nearby matron of honor
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Example sentences from the Web for matron of honor
Allan-a-Dale also escorted Mistress Dale on horseback, for she was to be matron-of-honor at the wedding.Robin Hood|J. Walker McSpadden