Bride of the sea
Bride Bride (br[imac]d), n. [OE. bride, brid, brude, brud, burd, AS. br[=y]d; akin to OFries. breid, OSax. br[=u]d, D. bruid, OHG. pr[=u]t, br[=u]t, G. braut, Icel. br[=u][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. brud, Goth. br[=u][thorn]s; cf. Armor. pried spouse, W. priawd a married person.] 1. A woman newly married, or about to be married. [1913 Webster]

Has by his own experience tried How much the wife is dearer than the bride. --Lyttleton. [1913 Webster]

I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. --Rev. xxi. 9. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: An object ardently loved. [1913 Webster]

{Bride of the sea}, the city of Venice. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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