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1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony. Marriage is honorable in all. (Heb. Xiii. 4)

2. The marriage vow or contract.

3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king which made a marriage for his son. (Matt. Xxii. 2)

4. Any intimate or close union. Marriage brokage. The business of bringing about marriages. The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a marriage. Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of white flowers, worn at weddings. Marriage settlement, a settlement of property in view, and in consideration, of marriage.

Synonym: matrimony, wedlock, wedding, nuptials.

marriage, matrimony, wedlock. Marriage is properly the act which unites the two parties, and matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage is, however, often used for the state as well as the act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for matrimony.

Origin: oe. Mariage, f. Mariage. See marry.

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