bridemaid

bridemaid

(ˈbraɪdˌmeɪd) or

bridemaiden

n
obsolete a bridesmaid
References in classic literature ?
Thus tossing to and fro, they might have been fancifully compared to a splendid bunch of flowers, suddenly shaken by a puff of wind, which threatened to scatter the leaves of an old, brown, withered rose, on the same stalk with two dewy buds,--such being the emblem of the widow between her fair young bridemaids.
The widow looked down the aisle, and clinched the arm of one of her bridemaids in her bony hand with such unconscious violence, that the fair girl trembled.
But he was a very personable young man; and so thought the bridemaids and Miss Betsey herself.
Barca's efforts only landed them bridemaid finishes in the La Liga and the Copa del Rey, while getting booted out of the Champions League relatively early, when eventual second-placers Atletico Madrid bettered them with a 2-1 aggregate win.
Vallestero went home with the Most Stolen Bases trophy as The Lady Bulldogs settled for another bridemaid finish.
And here are single-letter transadditions for 27 of the acronyms: aupip Appius (W2) etobcu beclout (W2) epobro blooper (W3) mabidrid bridemaid (W3) tauhip chupati (Chambers 11th & 12th editions) tobcu cobnut (W3) tedrid drifted (W3) auhip hairup (W2) shadow onwards (W3) pocuro outcrop (W3) epeppy peppery (W3) etripy petrify (W3) esquipy physique (W3) esquidpy physiqued (W3) tautip pituita (W3) epedpy popeyed (W3) peppy preppy (W3) gyepro progeny (W3) tridpy prudity (W2) pobcu pubcos (Chambers 11th & 12th editions) tricu rustic (W3) tagyrid tardying (W2) etidpy tepidly (W3) autip utopia (W3) auteddi viduated (W2) thawro warthog (W3) peppy yapped (W3)
From handling being a long-distance bridesmaid and influencing dress choice and costs to ceremony etiquette for bride and groom and rehearsal alike, THE BRIDESMAID HANDBOOK is particularly valuable because many will only be a bridemaid only once.
Morag Cobourne, area manager for Weight Watchers in the Black Country and West Birmingham, said that Lynn's sister had asked her to be a bridemaid over a year ago.
MY mother and I would like to trace her bridemaid, Brenda Martin, and my godmother, Barbara Setchfield (her maiden name).
OUT IN FORCE Suzanne with ex-fire service officer dad Damian, bridemaids and flower girls
Ghostbusters harks back to the original film as McCarthy and Wiig rekindle their Bridemaids chemistry, backed by a self-mocking turn from Chris Hemsworth as their dippy secretary.
McCarthy and Wiig rekindle their Bridemaids on-screen chemistry, with colourful turns from McKinnon and Jones, and merciless self-mockery from Hemsworth.