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wedded (not comparable)

  1. (of a couple) Joined in marriage.
  2. Joined as if in a marriage.
    She was too wedded to the first thought that came into her mind to see that her second idea was better.

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  1. simple past tense and past participle of wed
    • 15th c., [1997], Thomas Malory, Eugène Vinaver ed.
      And kynge Lott of Lowthean and of Orkenay thenne wedded Margawse that was Gaweyns moder, and kynge Nentres of the land of Garlot wedded Elayne: al this was done at the request of kynge Uther.
    • 1911 [1990], T. W. Rolleston, Celtic Myths and Legends [1]
      Ross the Red, it is said, wedded a Danaan woman, Maga, daughter of Angus Ōg.
    • 1976 [2004], J. E. A. Tyler, The Complete Tolkien Companion [2]
      Húrin wedded Morwen Eledhwen of the First House — and their children were Túrin and Nienor.
    • a. 1911 1986, Howard Pyle, The Story of King Arthur and His Knights [3]
      But when he shall have wedded himself unto that duty so that he hath made it one with him as a bridegroom maketh himself one with his bride, then doth that duty become of a sudden very beautiful unto him and unto others.
    • 1986, St. John Chrysostom, On Marriage and Family Life, Catherine P. Roth & David Anderson tr. [4]
      She was wedded wearing no golden robe but chastity, piety, generosity, and every other virtue.
    • 2004 Maureen O’Hara, ’Tis Herself [5]
      “Who would have thought she’d already been wedded and bedded?”