bridelock

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English brudlak, brudlac ‎(nuptuals), from Old English brȳdlāc ‎(bridal, wedded condition, marriage ceremony), equivalent to bride +‎ -lock. Compare wedlock.

Noun[edit]

bridelock ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Marriage; marriage ceremony; nuptials.