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handfasting

/ˈhændˌfɑːstɪŋ/
noun
1.
an archaic word for betrothal
2.
(formerly) a kind of trial marriage marked by the formal joining of hands
3.
a contemporary pagan (esp Wiccan) marriage ceremony
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