maid of honor

Definitions

  • Maids of Honor
    Maids of Honor
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maid of honor an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Maid of honor a female attendant of a queen or royal princess; -- usually of noble family, and having to perform only nominal or honorary duties.
    • Maid of honor a lady of rank, whose duty it is to attend the queen when she appears in public.
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Usage

In literature:

He told the remaining two sons to bid the maids prepare a sumptuous feast in honor of their guest.
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
After the ceremony, the guests moved forward to kiss the lovely bride, and Iris, bent to give her first kiss to her little maid of honor.
"Princess Polly At Play" by Amy Brooks
There was in the train of the good duchess a little maid of honor, whose heart soon went out to the handsome youth.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
RICHMOND MAIDS OF HONOR.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Your maids of honor with you!
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
If he, Baumann, had his way, my maid of honor would have got off with a warning.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
It was composed of four ushers, as many bridesmaids a maid of honor and two stately, graceful figures in snow-white apparel.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Then the health of the bride-maids was proposed and honored.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
A MAID OF HONOR OF MARIA LOUISA.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
The ladies were muffled up in their fur cloaks, and the maid of honor seemed to be carrying a basket.
"Tales From Catland, for Little Kittens" by Tabitha Grimalkin
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In poetry:

Why pause?—like Irving, haste away,
To England your addresses pay;
And England will reward you well,
Of British feats, and British arms,
The maids of honor, and their charms.
"To A New England Poet" by Philip Morin Freneau

In news:

Serving as maid of honor was Christina Jelic of Parma.
The maid of honor was Takesha Silver.
Serving as maid of honor was Mindy Estrada.
After "tanking" Jenna Maroney's bachelorette party during the first episode of season seven, there's a good chance Lemon 's college buddy won't step up to the plate as maid of honor.
Her maid of honor for the service was Tasha Lott.
The maid of honor was Jessica Morris, sister of the bride.
The maid of honor was Mariana Chacon, sister of the bride.
Maid of honor was Katie Oleske.
Kayla Koroush of McKinleyville was the maid of honor.
Attendants were Ryanne Janca, maid of honor.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was Tina Robbins , sister of the bride.
Maid of honor was Erin Andersen of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Erin Conrardy.
The maid of honor was Shelby Truitt, and the bridesmaids were Bethany Walters, Abby Truitt and Heidi Doughery.
The maids of honor were Kristen Clemens and Michaela Thrine.
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