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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bride \Bride\ (br[imac]d), n. [OE. bride, brid, brude, brud, burd, AS. br[=y]d; akin to OFries. breid, OSax. br[=u]d, D. bruid, OHG. pr[=u]t, br[=u]t, G. braut, Icel. br[=u][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. brud, Goth. br[=u][thorn]s; cf. Armor. pried spouse, W. priawd a married person.] 1. A woman newly married, or about to be married. [1913 Webster] Has by his own experience tried How much the wife is dearer than the bride. --Lyttleton. [1913 Webster] I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. --Rev. xxi. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: An object ardently loved. [1913 Webster] Bride of the sea, the city of Venice. [1913 Webster]