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Etymology Edit

From Middle English bridale, from Old English brȳdealo (wedding ale; wedding feast); synchronically analyzable as bride +‎ ale. The attributive usage was strengthened by association with bride +‎ -al.

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bridal (plural bridals)

  1. (archaic) A wedding feast or festival; a wedding.

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bridal (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a bride, or to wedding; nuptial.
    bridal ornaments; a bridal outfit; a bridal chamber

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Noun Edit


  1. Alternative form of bridale