Definitions

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  • n. a present given to someone getting married

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The necklace, with its small dark stone, had been a wedding gift from Shota, the witch woman.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Prince William and his bride, the Duchess of Cambridge, received more than a perfunctory wedding gift as they reached the most northerly point of their Canadian tour on Tuesday, when they were presented with a brooch and cufflinks made from locally-mined diamonds, at the Northwestern Territories capital Yellowknife.

    William and Kate presented with diamonds in Yellowknife

  • He will give "dowry" (mohar, here, no doubt, actually the purchase price paid to parents for their daughter, though Israelites never bought wives) and "gift" (mattan, the wedding gift presented to the bride).

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The focal point was a Japanese screen from the VanBrook estate, a wedding gift from Qwil-leran.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • "The harpsichord was a wedding gift from a grateful employer, I suppose?"

    Ungrateful Governess

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