From Middle English brudlak, brudlac (“nuptuals”), from Old English brȳdlāc (“bridal, wedded condition, marriage ceremony”), equivalent to bride + -lock. Compare wedlock.
"bridelock." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 January 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/bridelock>.
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