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
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maid of honour

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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.
Bridesmaids/flower girls: Maid of honour Reyan Harris, bridesmaids Gemma Tolley, Rachel Scott, Lindsay Butcher Flower girl, Nelle Lees, aged four (daughter).
The maid of honour is an important role at any wedding, and the chosen friend is responsible for helping to organise the day, keeping the bride calm, and making sure everything runs smoothly.
There was another reason to celebrate as Sophie Turner, 23, who plays Sansa Stark, revealed 21-year-old Maisie Williams, her screen sister Arya, will be maid of honour at her wedding.
She has already fulfilled some of her wishes, including being a maid of honour at her sister's wedding, doing the Race for Life and going to Disneyland.
AN OBESE maid of honour who went on to shed 11 stone after seeing her 'horrific photo' in the dress.
"I think it's extremely likely we'll see her older sister Beatrice play a big part in the day, most likely as Eugenie's maid of honour," Brookes said earlier.
Actress Jennifer Aniston will be her friend and actress Courteney Cox's maid of honour.
JENNIFER Aniston is to be Courteney Cox's maid of honour when she walks down the aisle.
Courteney, 53, was maid of honour when Jennifer, 49, tied the knot with Justin Theroux, 46, in 2015.
As Kensington Palace disclosed more details of the royal wedding, they also announced that Ms Markle will not be having a maid of honour and that her bridesmaids and pageboys will all be children.