from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
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She has a strange sideways glance towards the bridemaid in pink- a forlorn longing that she cant marry her perhaps.... or maybe thats just me over-interpreting.
Ned swore, and Della lamented her vanished role of bridemaid.
And the next thing I knew o 'th' matter, there was a wedding, and my little lady wedded to Lord Ernle, and Mistress Marian her bridemaid.
After answering some questions they stepped out, and the groom stood beside the bride, with groomsman and bridemaid on either side, the latter dressed in dark green velvet, lace, and bonnet.
"His father and sister; the other's a bridemaid; mother bed-ridden and couldn't come."
The bridemaid was a sister of the bride, weighing only 19 lb. and measuring 25 in., though aged sixteen years.
It was rather an elderly costume for a bridemaid; but she was determined to dress warmly, and not risk, in muslins and laces, the health which to her now was money, life -- nay, honor.
The hour came, and with their bridemaid and groomsman they stood up before the colored Methodist preacher who was in waiting.
As first bridemaid, I was called upon to cut the cake, which contained a ring.
To pray her leave my daughter should be bridemaid.