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English Dictionary: Bride by the DICT Development Group
4 results for Bride
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a woman who has recently been married
  2. Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    Synonym(s): Bridget, Saint Bridget, St. Bridget, Brigid, Saint Brigid, St. Brigid, Bride, Saint Bride, St. Bride
  3. a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bride \Bride\, v. t.
      To make a bride of. [Obs.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bride \Bride\ (br[imac]d), n. [OE. bride, brid, brude, brud,
      burd, AS. br[ymac]d; akin to OFries. breid, OSax. br[umac]d,
      D. bruid, OHG. pr[umac]t, br[umac]t, G. braut, Icel.
      br[umac][edh]r, Sw. & Dan. brud, Goth. br[umac][thorn]s; cf.
      Armor. pried spouse, W. priawd a married person.]
      1. A woman newly married, or about to be married.
                     Has by his own experience tried How much the wife is
                     dearer than the bride.                        --Lyttleton.
                     I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. --Rev.
                                                                              xxi. 9.
      2. Fig.: An object ardently loved.
      {Bride of the sea}, the city of Venice.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
      frequently used in the ordinary sense (Isa. 49:18; 61:10, etc.).
      The relation between Christ and his church is set forth under
      the figure of that between a bridegroom and bride (John 3:29).
      The church is called "the bride" (Rev. 21:9; 22:17). Compare
      parable of the Ten Virgins (Matt. 25:1-13).
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