from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See bridesman.
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Mr. Beauchamp was a brideman, at his own re-quest also.
Chip Marlborough, his brideman, was holding Jay's new coat.
'Come,' said he, 'resolve upon it, we will make a wedding at the next town; we will wake this pleasant companion who is fallen asleep, to be the brideman, and' (giving the quaker a clap on the knee) he concluded,
The brideman was a still more diminutive specimen of humanity, 29 in. high, weighing 25 lb., and nicknamed "Commodore Nutt."
German prince, with great pomp and ceremony, young Charles acting the part of brideman.
We will wake this pleasant companion who has fallen asleep, to be the brideman "(and giving the quaker a clap on the knee) he concluded" This sly saint, who I'll warrant, understands what's what as well as you or
He has wished for tins match ever since it was first mentioned; nay before it was mentioned Ever since he was a brideman on my brother’s happy day: and you are a good girl, that you have not paraded, as Harriet did, and Clementina does.