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Wedding gift   /wˈɛdɪŋ gɪft/   Listen
Wedding gift

A present given to someone getting married.  Synonym: wedding present.

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"Wedding gift" Quotes from Famous Books

... right. We'll call it your wedding gift to me, and I'll allow you're putting yourself out a ...
— Hobson's Choice • Harold Brighouse

... been busy for months featuring the coming marriage of the Ross-Logans' daughter to one of the country's young merchant princes. The combined fortunes of the two families would make the young couple the richest in America. The prospective groom's wedding gift was to be a diamond necklace of perfectly matched, large stones that would eclipse anything of the kind in the country. Europe, the foreign markets, had been literally combed and ransacked to supply the ...
— The Adventures of Jimmie Dale • Frank L. Packard

... people in their little kingdom loved and blessed them. But at last Admetus fell sick, and, as he grew worse and worse every day, all hope that he would ever get well was lost. Then those who loved him remembered the wedding gift which Apollo had given him, and they began to ask who would be willing to die ...
— Old Greek Stories • James Baldwin

... doubly delighted, and he longed to call her his very own dear wife. "Bring in the wedding gift!" he cried. "Bring in Thor's hammer, Mioelnir, and give it to Freia, as I promised; for when I have kept my word she will ...
— Myths That Every Child Should Know - A Selection Of The Classic Myths Of All Times For Young People • Various

... London Jews, and at least four of them the Rajah of Lamar ranks among the choicest of what is called the most magnificent collection in the world. But the two finest of them all, neither the money of Jews nor the influence of royalty was powerful enough to secure; one came as a wedding gift to Mrs. Danbury, and the other was a gift ...
— The Web of the Golden Spider • Frederick Orin Bartlett

... as she stepped within doors, there awaited two inexpressible surprises for her. First, on the dining-room table a silver tea service of seven pieces, imported from England—his wedding gift to her. Second, in the quaint little drawing-room stood a piano. In the "early fifties" this latter was indeed a luxury, even in city homes. She uttered a little cry of delight, and flinging herself before the instrument, ran her fingers over the keys, and broke ...
— The Moccasin Maker • E. Pauline Johnson

Words linked to "Wedding gift" :   bride-gift, present

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