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- n. a present given to someone getting married
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The necklace, with its small dark stone, had been a wedding gift from Shota, the witch woman.
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.
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).
The focal point was a Japanese screen from the VanBrook estate, a wedding gift from Qwil-leran.
"The harpsichord was a wedding gift from a grateful employer, I suppose?"