Definitions for bridal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bridal.
archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
bridal, nuptial, spousaladjective
of or relating to a wedding
"bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"
of or pertaining to a bride
A wedding feast.
Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; as, bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber.
Etymology: bef. 1100; ME bridale wedding feast, OE brȳdealu, equiv. to brȳd bride + ealu ale, i.e., ale-drinking; now taken as bride + -al
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Belonging to a wedding; nuptial; connubial.
Etymology: from bride.
Our wedding chear to a sad fun’ral feast,
Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges change,
Our bridal flowers serve for a buried corse. William Shakespeare.
Come, I will bring thee to thy bridal chamber. William Shakespeare.
The amorous bird of night
Sung spousal, and bid haste the ev’ning star,
On his hill-top to light the bridal lamp. Parad. Lost, b. viii.
Your ill-meaning politician lords,
Under pretence of bridal friends and guests,
Appointed to await me thirty spies. John Milton, Agonist. l. 1195.
When to my arms thou brought’st thy virgin love,
Fair angels sung our bridal hymn above. Dryden.
With all the pomp of woe, and sorrow’s pride!
Oh, early lost! oh, fitter to be led
In chearful splendour to the bridal bed! William Walsh.
For her the spouse prepares the bridal ring,
For her white virgins hymenæals sing. Alexander Pope, Eloisa to Abel.
The nuptial festival.
Nay, we must think, men are not gods;
Nor of them look for such observance always,
As fits the bridal. William Shakespeare, Othello.
Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright,
The bridal of the earth and sky,
Sweet dews shall weep thy fall to-night;
For thou must die. George Herbert.
In death’s dark bow’rs our bridals we will keep,
And his cold hand
Shall draw the curtain when we go to sleep. Dryden.
of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial; as, bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber
a nuptial festival or ceremony; a marriage
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brīd′al, n. a marriage feast: a wedding.—adj. belonging to a bride or a wedding: nuptial. [Bride, and Ale, a feast.]
Relating to a bride.
The bridal party arrived at the dress shop together.
Submitted by MaryC on August 16, 2020
The numerical value of bridal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bridal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- сватбен, сватба, браченBulgarian
- nupcialCatalan, Valencian
- bräutlich, Hochzeit, hochzeitlich, Hochzeit-, Braut-German
- hää-, morsius-, häätFinnish
- de mariéeFrench
- հարսանեկան, հարսանիք, հարսանյացArmenian
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