matron of honour

noun plural matrons of honour

a married woman serving as chief attendant to a brideCompare bridesmaid, maid of honour
a married woman, usually a member of the nobility, who attends a queen or princess
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Examples from the Web for matron of honour

  • And you want me to act as matron-of-honour at that very informal little wedding.

    A Woman of the World|Ella Wheeler Wilcox