The rule in both Iliad and Odyssey is that the wooer gives a bride-price to the father of the bride, ethna.
All were well-mannered, hard-working, and pretty, and yet none has had a wooer.
Josephine folded up her towel, crossed her hands on it, and looked her wooer squarely in the eyes.
Perhaps you fancy there will be a wooer like Halfdan coming every day.
Those who knew him will not have forgotten how gay a wooer he was with women, and how brave a soldier in war.
Other copies show that it must be the father, and not the wooer.
If he took this high and chilly tone, with Mabel's wooer, there was no telling what might be the result of the affair.
It was a hasty wooing, and the queen herself was first of all the wooer.
There was a king named Hrodmar, a wooer of Sigrlinn: he had slain the king of Svavaland, and ravaged and burnt the country.
Is she to be distinguished from her wooer as she flits from him disdainfully?
Old English wogian, of uncertain origin and with no known cognates; perhaps related to woh, wog- "bent, inclined," as with affection.
Tedious and serious, esp anxious and over-studious in an academic situation: ''Jenny Cavilleri,'' answered Ray. ''Wonky music type''/ a class which I have long dismissed as hopelessly wonky
[1970s+ Students; fr wonk]