marry over the broomstick

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marry over the broomstick (third-person singular simple present marries over the broomstick, present participle marrying over the broomstick, simple past and past participle married over the broomstick)

  1. (historical) To enter into an irregular form of common-law marriage, in which both parties jumped over a broomstick.