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bride

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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substantive

P. and V. νύμφη, ἡ, V. νύμφευμα, τό, νυμφεῖα, τά (Soph., Antigone 568), sometimes V. γάμος, ὁ, or pl., λέχος, τό, or pl., λέκτρον, τό, or pl. (Eur., Helen 1634).

one about to be wedded: V. μελλόνυμφος, ἡ; see also wife.

leading the bride, adj.: V. νυμφαγωγάς.

bride-chamber: see bridal chamber.