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Bridegrooms

ˈbraɪd.ɡruːm

Meanings of Bridegrooms:

noun

A man on his wedding day or just before and after the event.

Usage examples:

Men give money to a bridegroom on his wedding day to help him meet expenses.

Meanings of Bridegroomship:

noun

The state or condition of being a bridegroom; the status or position of bridegroom.

Meanings of Bridehood:

noun

The state or condition of being a bride.

Meanings of Bridehouse:

noun

A house in which a wedding, or wedding reception, is held. now somewhat rare.

Meanings of Brideless:

adjective

Having no bride; without a bride.

Meanings of Bridely:

adjective

Resembling or characteristic of a bride. also as noun with the and plural agreement: bridely people as a class.

Meanings of Bridemaiden:

noun

A bridesmaid. also in figurative christian contexts, with reference to christ as a bridegroom.

Meanings of Bridemaidship:

noun

The fact of being a bridesmaid.

Meanings of Brideman:

noun

Originally: a man who is chosen to act as an attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding, and who performs various ceremonial duties for him; a groomsman. now usually: a male attendant of a bride.

Brides

braɪd

Meanings of Brides:

noun

A woman on her wedding day or just before and after the event.

Usage examples:

The bride and groom left early last night

Meanings of Brideship:

noun

The state or condition of being a bride or fiancée, or of being married. also with possessive adjective, as a (mock) form of address to a bride.

Meanings of Bridesmaid:

noun

A girl or woman, usually one of several, who accompanies a bride on her wedding day.

Usage examples:

Her sister asked her to be chief bridesmaid

Meanings of Bridesmaiding:

noun

The action of being a bridesmaid.

Bridesmaids

ˈbraɪdz.meɪd

Meanings of Bridesmaids:

noun

A girl or woman, usually one of several, who accompanies a bride on her wedding day.

Usage examples:

Her sister asked her to be chief bridesmaid

Meanings of Bridesman:

noun

Originally: a man who is chosen to act as an attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding, and who performs various ceremonial duties for him; a groomsman. now usually: a male attendant of a bride.

Meanings of Bridewain:

noun

A decorated wagon used to transport linens and other household goods provided by a bride's family as a contribution to her new home. also: the goods thus provided; (in later use) any gifts of goods or money given by friends and family to a bridal couple. compare "plenishing-wain", "providing".

Bridewell

ˈbrʌɪdw(ə)l

Meanings of Bridewell:

noun

A prison or reform school for petty offenders.

Usage examples:

They were hauled off to the barracks, spent the night in the bridewell, and the next day were convi…

Meanings of Bridewort:

noun

(originally) meadowsweet, filipendula ulmaria, which has clusters of creamy-white flowers; (in later use also) any of several plants of the genus spiraea, family rosaceae.

Bridge

brɪdʒ

Meanings of Bridge:

noun

A structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc. across a river, road, or other obstacle.

Usage examples:

A bridge across the river thames
verb

Be or make a bridge over (something).

Usage examples:

A covered walkway bridged the gardens

Meanings of Bridgeboard:

noun

One of the long supporting timbers on either side of a wooden staircase, into which the ends of the steps are set.

Bridged

brɪdʒ

Meanings of Bridged:

verb

Be or make a bridge over (something).

Usage examples:

A covered walkway bridged the gardens
noun

A structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc. across a river, road, or other obstacle.

Usage examples:

A bridge across the river thames

Bridgehead

ˈbrɪdʒhɛd

Meanings of Bridgehead:

noun

A strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory from which to advance or attack.

Usage examples:

Moving south-west out of the bridgehead, rommel's troops came upon two battalions of b1 tanks

Bridgeheads

ˈbrɪdʒhɛd

Meanings of Bridgeheads:

noun

A strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory from which to advance or attack.

Usage examples:

Moving south-west out of the bridgehead, rommel's troops came upon two battalions of b1 tanks

Meanings of Bridgeless:

adjective

Of the nose: having no visible or prominent bridge.

Meanings of Bridgeman:

noun

A man who maintains or is in charge of a bridge; a bridge keeper. compare bridger , bridgemaster .

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