Bridesman
Bridesman Brides"man, n.; pl. {Bridesmen}. A male friend who attends upon a bridegroom and bride at their marriage; the ``best man.'' --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bridesman — A bridesman is a male friend of the bride, one who walks down the aisle in the bridal ceremony in the traditional place of a bridesmaid.The master of wedding ceremonies asks the bride out first at the bride house from the parents for his… …   Wikipedia

  • bridesman — n. best man , man attending a bridegroom and bride at their wedding ceremony …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bridesman — brides·man …   English syllables

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

  • Bridesmen — Bridesman Brides man, n.; pl. {Bridesmen}. A male friend who attends upon a bridegroom and bride at their marriage; the best man. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bridesmaid — Maid of honor redirects here. For the UK royal court title, see Maid of Honour. For the Justice League episode, see Maid of Honor (Justice League episode). For other uses, see Bridesmaid (disambiguation). Seven bridesmaids in matching dresses,… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Handfasting — An example of a handfasting knot where each wedding guest has tied a ribbon around the clasped hands of the couple. Handfasting is a traditional European ceremony of (temporary or permanent) betrothal or wedding. It usually involved the tying or… …   Wikipedia

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