Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fringed strings of silk, cotton, or worsted, formerly given at a wedding to the friends of the bride and groom to tie up the rosemary-sprigs they carried (see bride-branch). After the ceremony they were twisted into the hats or in the hair, and worn as streamers.
“_Bride-favours_, anciently called bride-lace, were at first pieces of gold, silk or other lace, used to bind up the sprigs of rosemary formerly worn at weddings.”
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