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Bridal wreath   /brˈaɪdəl riθ/   Listen
Bridal wreath

noun
1.
Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers.  Synonyms: bridal-wreath, Francoa ramosa.
2.
Shrub having copious small white flowers in spring.  Synonyms: bridal-wreath, Saint Peter's wreath, Spiraea prunifolia, St. Peter's wreath.






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"Bridal wreath" Quotes from Famous Books



... secret joy. For months and months I will be alone with my uncle; and, watching him ever with the love and gratitude I feel for all his kindness, I will gradually wear away his objections, and, conquering his heart, return, my love, to place the bridal wreath upon your brow, and claim you, before the altar of God, as the companion ...
— The Poor Gentleman • Hendrik Conscience

... grew pale—the decisive hour had come, she pressed her white hands together, and the leaves of her bridal wreath trembled on her pure brow; her breath came ...
— The Universal Reciter - 81 Choice Pieces of Rare Poetical Gems • Various

... and cruel Death, Removes the Bridal Wreath England for England's daughter had designed. Love cannot stay that hand, And Hymen's rosy band Is rent; so will the Fates ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 23, 1892 • Various

... Anna went on. "When our house witnessed the sad event that spread a widow's veil over my bridal wreath, our whole family was terribly wrought up. My brothers swore to kill the man wherever they found him,—all but Manasseh. Nor did I seek to allay their wrath, knowing but too well that it was justified. But I also knew that they would never go forth into the world to hunt him down. To the ...
— Manasseh - A Romance of Transylvania • Maurus Jokai

... and bear with me a measureless flow, Of infinite joy and of infinite woe: The banquet's light jest and the penitent prayer, The sweet laugh of gladness, the wail of despair, The warm words of welcome, and broken farewell, The strains of rich music, the funeral knell, The fair bridal wreath, and the robe for the dead, O how will they meet in the path I shall tread! O how will they mingle where'er I pass by, As sunshine and storm ...
— Indian Legends and Other Poems • Mary Gardiner Horsford



Words linked to "Bridal wreath" :   shrub, bush, spirea, spiraea, genus Francoa, Saint Peter's wreath, bridal-wreath, Francoa



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