Bride meaning

brīd
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The definition of a bride is someone who will soon be married or who is just married.

An example of a bride is a woman who is planning her wedding.

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A woman who is about to be married or has recently been married.
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A woman who is going to marry or who has just been married.
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(obsolete) To make a bride of.
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An individual loop or other device connecting the patterns in lacework.
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A woman who has just been married or is about to be married.
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In lace making and other needlework, a loop or tie that connects parts of a pattern.
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Saint Bridget (of Ireland)
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Origin of bride

  • Middle English from Old English brȳd

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English brȳd, from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz. Cognate with West Frisian breid, Dutch bruid, German Braut, Swedish and Danish brud.

    From Wiktionary

  • From French bride (“bridle”).

    From Wiktionary