Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A feast or entertainment in honor of a wedding.

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Examples

  • I don't even know at what point we became man and wife; no clasp of hands, or exchange of tokens, or embracing the bride, just a final wail from the spirit-chief and a great yell from the assembly, and then off to the wedding-feast.

    Isabelle

  • Yes indeed, the Eucharist is more than a meal, it is a wedding-feast.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The chalice signifies the wedding-feast: now the “hour” has come to which the wedding-feast of Cana had mysteriously alluded.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • On the morrow, the King made a wedding-feast to which he gathered all comers from the Islands of the Inner and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Moreover, he made them a wedding-feast and treated them with exceeding munificence; and they ceased not abiding together in joy and happiness, till there came to them the Destroyer of delights and the Severer of societies.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He fell down drunk, with a goblet of wine in his hand, at a wedding-feast at Lambeth, given in honour of the marriage of his standard-bearer, a Dane named TOWED THE PROUD.

    A Child's History of England

  • Grandmarina gave a magnificent wedding-feast afterwards, in which there was everything and more to eat, and everything and more to drink.

    A Holiday Romance

  • This was the mummy of the cake intended in earlier days for the wedding-feast of

    A Changed Man

  • He does not merely ‘make’ wine, but transforms the human wedding-feast into an image of the divine wedding-feast, to which the Father invites us through the Son and in which he gives us every good thing.

    Pope Benedict at Altötting

  • He gives a sign, in which he proclaims his hour, the hour of the wedding-feast, the hour of union between God and man.

    Pope Benedict at Altötting

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