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Wedding dress   /wˈɛdɪŋ drɛs/   Listen
Wedding dress

A gown worn by the bride at a wedding.  Synonyms: bridal gown, wedding gown.

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"Wedding dress" Quotes from Famous Books

... looking any imaginable age. He had then purchased Belforest, furnished it sumptuously, and laid out magnificent gardens in preparation for his bride, a charming young lady of quality. But she had had a young Lochinvar, and even in her wedding dress, favoured by sympathising servants, had escaped down the back stairs of a London hotel, and been married at the nearest Church, leaving poor Mr. Barnes in the case of the poor craven bridegroom, into whose feelings ...
— Magnum Bonum • Charlotte M. Yonge

... the next day half the aristocrats in Messina were at church. Hero thought it was her wedding day, and she was there in her wedding dress, no cloud on her pretty face or in her ...
— Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare • E. Nesbit

... an alarmingly near day. My lovers on the contrary—by whom I mean the half dozen men who had been attentive to me—refused to attend, so I had one care less; for the lack of time—perhaps I should say my lack of means—precluded me from obtaining a very elaborate wedding dress, and I did not choose to have them see me appear on such an occasion in any less charming guise than I had been accustomed to wear at party or play. He did not care what I wore. When I murmured something about the haste ...
— The Hermit Of ——— Street - 1898 • Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)

... was married, and Mrs. Godfrey Cass provided the wedding dress, and Mr. Cass made some necessary alterations ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV. • Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

... determined to see me married, so fearful that he would miss the sight if he went off before-hand, that he coaxed, planned, and insisted till he actually gained his point—hurrying me into wedlock before I had even one wedding dress made up." ...
— Elsie at the World's Fair • Martha Finley

... while she practised religiously the doctrine of the physical basis of life, there had seemed no cause for disturbance, until Judy entered the kitchen on a stormy evening in June, and turned a pair of inflamed eyes on the face of her mother-in-law. The young woman wore her wedding dress, now nearly seven months old, and clasped in her hand a neatly bound prayer-book which had been the gift of the Reverend Orlando. For more than six months she had suffered silently under Sarah's eyes, which saw only outward and visible afflictions. Now, at the first sign of quivering flesh, ...
— The Miller Of Old Church • Ellen Glasgow

Words linked to "Wedding dress" :   gown

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