bridemaid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bride +‎ maid

Noun[edit]

bridemaid (plural bridemaids)

  1. Archaic form of bridesmaid.
    • 1831, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Romance and Reality, volume 2, page 135:
      "Lord love you, miss! we did think you were to be bridemaid, till mistress told us not to call you."

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