nuptial

Part of speech: noun

A marriage.

Part of speech: noun

Marriage.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to marriage or the marriage ceremony.

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Usage examples "nuptial":

  1. But hurry up, show this young girl into my house, clean out the bath, heat some water and prepare the nuptial couch for herself and me. - "The Eleven Comedies", Aristophanes et al.
  2. So they went to another apartment, where the nuptial chamber had been prepared. - "Khaled, A Tale of Arabia", F. Marion Crawford.
  3. Is then this hand, this hand to be devoted, The pledge of nuptial love, that has so long Protected, bless'd, and shelter'd us with kindness, Now lifted up against us? - "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.