- 1550s, from nuptial, from Latin nūptiālis ("pertaining to marriage"), from nūptiae ("wedding") (note that this is also plural only), from nupta, from nūbō ("I marry, I take as husband") from Proto-Indo-European *sneubho- (“to marry, to wed”). (Wiktionary)
“The term nuptials itself is apparently derived from the Old French term nuptialis, part of a centuries-old French musical composition, Nuptialis hodie, which appropriately celebrates the Virgin Mary’s wedding day.”
“I have slain men, many men, for love of woman, or in warm blood have baptized our nuptials or washed away the stain of her favour to another.”
“The Post account called the nuptials, at Mrs. Earl's home in Manhattan, "almost medieval.”
“Attending the nuptials was the entire Kardashian clan and numerous celebrity friends, including Eva Longoria, Lindsay Lohan, Ryan Seacrest, Julianne Hough, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lala and a few of Humphries' teammates.”
“But what may be more notable than the nuptials is the lack of debate surrounding them.”
“I have slain men, many men, for love of woman, or in warm blood have baptized our nuptials or washed away the stain of her favor to another.”
“From the ardent desire which you have long expressed concerning Stona's marriage, it will, I am convinced, give you pleasure to hear that the nuptials are at last solemnized.”
“For the present time is the time of espousal, but the time of the nuptials is another; when they sing, ` the Bridegroom hath risen up. ”
“We now come to the third and most curious day of the nuptials, which is still strictly observed.”
“He injected reason into all the chatter about this week's nuptials, which is drowning in emotion.”
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Nouns that are common in plural form but are non-existent or rarely used in singular form.
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