bridehood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bride +‎ -hood.

Noun[edit]

bridehood (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being a bride.
    • 1994, Jeanette Dickerson-Putnam, Judith K Brown, Women among women:
      In other words, it is women who still fall into the category of bridehood whose behavior should most closely model the ideals of modesty and restraint.
    • 2011, Aimee Kovacs, Dancing into the Anointing:
      Bridehood will encompass all the previous moves of God, as well as the restoration of the fivefold ministry in each local church.