matron of honor
- a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding.
Compare maid of honor.
Origin of matron of honor
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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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