maid of honour


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maid of honour

n
1. US and Canadian the principal unmarried attendant of a bride. Compare bridesmaid, matron of honour
2. (Cookery) Brit a small tart with an almond-flavoured filling
3. an unmarried lady attending a queen or princess
Translations

maid of honour

ndamigella d'onore
References in classic literature ?
That,' said Mrs Jarley in her exhibition tone, as Nell touched a figure at the beginning of the platform, 'is an unfortunate Maid of Honour in the Time of Queen Elizabeth, who died from pricking her finger in consequence of working upon a Sunday.
I heard the word BURGLUM repeated incessantly: several of the emperor's court, making their way through the crowd, entreated me to come immediately to the palace, where her imperial majesty's apartment was on fire, by the carelessness of a maid of honour, who fell asleep while she was reading a romance.
In the first of the parades, the contestants wore street clothes; in the second, popo style African attire; in the third, bikinis, and in the last, ball gowns, After the presentation, which was attended by a numerous mainly young crowd, the jury chose the candidate Prisca Concepcin Ndong Ondo as the second maid of honour, and Albertina Asue Obiang as first maid of honour, with Catalina Bernardita Obiang as champion.
In 2014, supermodel Cara Delevingne pulled a Pippa while serving as maid of honour for sister Poppy donning a stunning 4.
Gest became a household name in 2002 after marrying Minnelli in a lavish ceremony that included Michael Jackson as best man and Elizabeth Taylor as maid of honour.
But when I stuck up for my partner, she went completely mad and quit as my maid of honour.
Champagne silk and tulle Venus Symphony dress, dressed by Susan Ibitson Pageboys: Bride's son Lockey McIntyre Best man: Guy Hogg, the groom's brother Bridesmaids/flowergirls: Maid of Honour was Tracy Willians, bridesmaids were Adele Gibson and Sarah Hawkins, flowergirl was the bride's daughter Orlah Nugent The reception: Ormesby Institute The honeymoon: A week in Fuerteventura Pictures by Melissa Forster from Melissa Makes Photography ?
before a row over a boy goes nuclear Bridesmaids (2011) A surprise smash, Bridesmaids stars Kristen Wiig, above with Maya Rudolph as a hapless maid of honour, whose desperate to outdo the bride-to-be's rich new pal Pitch Perfect (2012) 'Get pitch slapped' cried the posters and this bawdy and hilarious story of a motley a capella choir going for contest glory is equally subtle.
GETTING ready to go to the ball are Nuneaton Carnival Queen Dawn Haffner and her maid of honour Laura-Rose Smedley.
The previously unpublished picture shows Rosie, who suffered from the rare brain disorder Rett syndrome, beaming with delight as her sister's maid of honour.
WHEN Jacqui Fahey entered Fit Factor, her main aim was to lose three stone to be maid of honour at her best friend's wedding.
When I found my wedding dress, my maid of honour was with me.