Brideman
Bridemaid Bride"maid`, n., Brideman Bride"man, n. See {Bridesmaid}, {Bridesman}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • brideman — bride·man …   English syllables

  • brideman — ˈbrīdmən noun (plural bridemen) archaic : best man …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bridemaid — Bride maid , n., Brideman Bride man, n. See {Bridesmaid}, {Bridesman}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • groom —    Originally used of a boy, then a man, ‘groom’ came to mean a male servant, and finally, a servant who looked after horses. Bridegroom simply means brideman. ‘Groom’, addressed to a servant, mainly occurs as a vocative in the seventeenth… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • bridesman — mən noun (plural bridesmen) Etymology: alteration of earlier brideman : best man …   Useful english dictionary

  • bride's-man — brideˈman, bride sˈ man or bridesˈman noun (obsolete or dialect) A young unmarried man who attends the bridegroom at a wedding • • • Main Entry: ↑bride bride’s man, bridesman see ↑brideman above. • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”