Definitions

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  • adj. Belonging to, or designed for, an epithalamium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to, or designed for, an epithalamium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or after the manner of an epithalamium.

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Examples

  • Fontevrault there developed an “epithalamic” litera - ture, but it was intended only for the nuns and nurtured by commentaries on the Song of Songs.

    LOVE

  • Another door opened beneath the king, and a priest, followed by a band of choristers, and dancing maidens blowing joyous airs on golden horns and treading an epithalamic measure, advanced to where the pair stood side by side, and the wedding was promptly and cheerily solemnized.

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • There was not the slightest difficulty about his imparting his epithalamic congratulation, -- but as to his receiving the numismatic consideration for which he hoped in return, that was an entirely different affair.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • The gayest of wedding breakfasts followed at which all the ushers behaved in the orthodox manner after which we were conducted to our individual trees with appropriate processional and epithalamic chorals.

    The Cruise of the Kawa

  • Another door opened beneath the king, and a priest, followed by a band of choristers, and dancing maidens blowing joyous airs on golden horns and treading an epithalamic measure, advanced to where the pair stood side by side; and the wedding was promptly and cheerily solemnized.

    A Chosen Few Short Stories

  • After the battalion commanded by Gyges, there came young boys crowned with myrtle-wreaths, and singing epithalamic hymns after the Lydian manner, accompanying themselves upon lyres of ivory, which they played with bows.

    King Candaules

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