a newly married woman or a woman about to be married.
Also called bar, leg, tie. a connection consisting of a thread or a number of threads for joining various solid parts of a design in needlepoint lace.
an ornamental bonnet string.
Saint, Brigid, Saint.
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a woman who has just been or is about to be married
(lacemaking, needlework) a thread or loop that joins parts of a pattern Also called bar
Saint Bride, See Bridget (sense 1)
see: give away (the bride)
a newly married man or a man about to be married. Historical Examples Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII) Charles Paul de Kock Within the Law Marvin Dana After Dark Wilkie Collins Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon The Sign Of The Red Cross Evelyn Everett-Green The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley […]
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Saint, Brigid, Saint. Historical Examples Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14) Elbert Hubbard noun a woman who has just been or is about to be married noun (lacemaking, needlework) a thread or loop that joins parts of a pattern Also called bar noun Saint Bride, See Bridget (sense 1) […]