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  • n. Plural form of bridesman.

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  • "bridesmen", ensuring a thousand and more nights of city-loving, environment-loving, conscience-loving outings, again, again and again!

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  • He wore a grey suit with a pink sweater, a combination not seen since the bridesmen at Pat Boone's wedding.

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  • Rocker Bing's red dress was the only red aside from the buttonholes of the bridesmen and my Bing's sash, as the body of the guests had been instructed to dress in black and white.

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  • When former Beverly Hills, 90210 star Tori Spelling married Charlie Shanian in 2004, she had five bridesmaids and two bridesmen, and he had five groomsmen and three groomswomen.

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  • Amongst the bridal train, the two most noticeable personages were the youthful bridesmen, Henry Sympson, and Martin Yorke.

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  • They generally marry very young: the males oftener, as I am told, under twenty than above: they generally make public weddings, and have a way something singular (as they say) in some of them, viz., just before joining hands the bride-groom quits the place, who is soon followed by the bridesmen, and as it were dragged back to duty -- being the reverse to the former practice among us, to steal mistress bride ....

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  • These were in their days true bridesmen and friends of the bridegroom, who hear and rejoice because of the bridegroom's voice: who strove with emulation in God's behalf to present the whole body of plighted virgins whom they had gathered together as one chaste virgin to one husband, even to Christ.

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  • Masha wanted everything to be simple; by her wish our bridesmen were peasant boys, only one deacon sang, and we returned from the church in a little, shaky cart which she drove herself.

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  • Then two bridesmen led them to the nuptial chamber where they watched over them until after the first conjugal union.

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  • The fatigue of holding these crowns was considerable, and required that those who performed the service should be relieved once by other bridesmen.

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