bride

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use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father' analysis
relating to a bride or wedding bridal
gown worn by the bride at a wedding bridal gown , wedding dress , wedding gown
money or property given (in some societies) by the bridegroom to the family of his bride bride price
wedding present to the bride bride-gift
bride's attendant bridesmaid
unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding bridesmaid , maid of honor
marriage, money or property brought by bride to groom in dowry
bride's money or property turned over to new husband dowry
gifts brought to a husband by his bride dowry
ode honoring a bride and bridegroom epithalamium
(Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other Iseult , Isolde
married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding matron of honor
(Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other Tristan , Tristram
wardrobe of bride trousseau
marriage, possessions the bride assembles for trousseau
personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens trousseau
bride's collection of clothing for her married life trousseau
bride's outfit trousseau
bride of a serviceman during wartime war bride
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