matron of honor


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matron of honor

n. pl. matrons of honor
A married woman serving as the principal bridesmaid leading up to and during a wedding.

ma′tron of hon′or


n.
a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding. Compare maid of honor (def. 1).
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Noun1.matron of honor - a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a weddingmatron of honor - a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
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Elizabeth Meadows and Caroline May, sisters of the bride, served as matron of honor and maid of honor.
Given in marriage by both of her parents, the bride was attended by matron of honor Sarah Chanler, of Sterling.
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Her cathedral-length veil was highlighted with a vintage Givenchy crystal comb, borrowed from her matron of honor.
Matron of honor was Hillary Hatcher, of Clinton; the bridesmaid was Kristen Spinney, of Clinton.
Darlene's daughter-in-law, Janet, of Victorville was her matron of honor, and serving as ushers were Darlene's two grandsons, Daniel and Dylan.
Also participating in the christening ceremony will be Donna Whitworth, matron of honor and wife of J.
The veil was of great sentimental value because her matron of honor had worn it in her own wedding ceremony and had brought it all the way from North Dakota to share.
Wedding attendants included bridesmaid Roxanne Bruso, of South Lancaster, matron of honor Cecile Engeln, of Charlestown, and maid of honor Ellen Bruso, of South Lancaster.