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  • adv. In a matrimonial way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a matrimonial manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As regards matrimony; in matrimony; according to the manner or laws of marriage.

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Examples

  • I exclaimed, gesturing at his matrimonially marked ass.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

  • Every woman should make one mistake matrimonially - but there's no need to dwell on it.

    Twin Moons

  • Some of it arises from the book, most importantly their big fight, which can be summed up as "saving a woman from the gallows can put a big damper of your hopes of getting matrimonially laid."

    Have His Carcase - Peter Wimsey on tv

  • Will Lizzie, or Clara, or Julia, or any other handsome and agreeable young lady that was seen on Broadway any day last week, and is matrimonially inclined, send her address, enclosing photograph, to Romeo, box 144 Herald office?

    Missed Connections | clusterflock

  • You tell them that the real threats to our well-being are abortionists, stem cell researchers, and matrimonially minded gays.

    Barbara Ehrenreich: Is It Safe to Go Back to Church?

  • Significantly, Lydia's contempt focuses on the sexual body of her rival: reduced to and marked by the imperfections of her appearance, Mary King is rendered insignificant — she is simply banished from the realm of the sexually desirable and the matrimonially worthy.

    How to Do the History of Pornography: Romantic Sexuality and its Field of Vision

  • He brought all his dandy knick-knacks, not forgetting a ravishing little desk presented to him by the most amiable of women, — amiable for him, at least, — a fine lady whom he called Annette and who at this moment was travelling, matrimonially and wearily, in Scotland,

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • In her desire to be matrimonially established, you might suppose her to have passed her short existence in the perpetual contemplation of domestic bliss.

    Great Expectations

  • Hobbs, believing that our hearts and souls are already matrimonially united, appear before you now, thus publicly to celebrate the consummation of our union.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Here is a novel idea for the matrimonially challenged.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2007

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