from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See bridesman.


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  • Mr. Beauchamp was a brideman, at his own re-quest also.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Chip Marlborough, his brideman, was holding Jay's new coat.

    A Place Called Freedom

  • '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 Coverley Papers

  • The brideman was a still more diminutive specimen of humanity, 29 in. high, weighing 25 lb., and nicknamed "Commodore Nutt."

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • German prince, with great pomp and ceremony, young Charles acting the part of brideman.

    Charles I Makers of History

  • 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

    Days with Sir Roger De Coverley

  • 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.

    Sir Charles Grandison


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