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Wedding gown   /wˈɛdɪŋ gaʊn/   Listen
Wedding gown

noun
1.
A gown worn by the bride at a wedding.  Synonyms: bridal gown, wedding dress.






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"Wedding gown" Quotes from Famous Books



... is stripped bare, vases are filled, the floor is strewn with petals. Perfumes exhale from the voices of the women and the song of the orchestra. Here local color loses its right; the music is all Occidental. Butterfly is dressed again in her wedding gown of white and her pale cheeks are touched up with carmine. The paper partitions are drawn against the night. Butterfly punctures the shoji with three holes—one high up for herself to look through, standing; one lower for the maid ...
— A Second Book of Operas • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... own room. Before she put on her sun-helmet, she paused before the mirror. Her wedding gown! She wondered if the spirit of the unknown ...
— The Ragged Edge • Harold MacGrath

... see you do it, Miss! Prance around in my wedding gown, indeed! Have you no more respect for your elderly and antiquated Stepmamma ...
— Patty's Summer Days • Carolyn Wells

... o'clock in the evening. At seven Rachel stood in her room, fully dressed and alone. She had no bridesmaid, and she had asked her cousins to leave her to herself in this last solemn hour of girlhood. She looked very fair and sweet in the sunset-light that showered through the birches. Her wedding gown was a fine, sheer organdie, simply and daintily made. In the loose waves of her bright hair she wore her bridegroom's flowers, roses as white as a virgin's dream. She was very happy; but her happiness was ...
— Further Chronicles of Avonlea • Lucy Maud Montgomery



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