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banns

[ banz ]SEE DEFINITION OF banns

Synonyms for banns

  • betrothal
  • bridal
  • marriage
  • matrimony
  • nuptials
  • troth
  • affiancing
  • marriage ceremony
  • nuptial
  • spousal
  • spousals
  • wedding ceremony
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Antonyms for banns

  • divorce
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BANNS

She must have been having you on, for the banns was up at St. George's this three weeks!

The banns have not been duly published, neither is there any priest here to marry them.

Hadn't you better fix the wedding-day and take out the banns, now that your hand is in?

I'll put the banns up to-morrow—no; I'll get a special license.

But the stars and the Gypsy brethren forbid the banns, so they part eternally.

Should the "Banns be published," however the license fee is not required.

"Sophie Bunch came last night to put up her banns," he said.

"Th' baans (banns) 'll be cried in the church next Sunday," said Betsey.

It is strange to think that Peter did not alight in the church and forbid the banns.

And I'd beg her to have the banns called,— But there was no pinning her down.

WORD ORIGIN

see bann.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BANNS

espousal

nounwedding
  • affiancing
  • banns
  • betrothal
  • bridal
  • marriage
  • marriage ceremony
  • matrimony
  • nuptial
  • nuptials
  • spousal
  • spousals
  • troth
  • wedding ceremony
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.