war bride

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n war bride bride of a serviceman during wartime
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Usage

In literature:

And still Gudruda sat in her bride-seat, and, with eyes fixed in horror, watched the waxing of the war.
"Eric Brighteyes" by H. Rider Haggard
But she is the only war-bride in the Glen and surely nobody need grudge her the satisfaction she gets out of it.
"Rilla of Ingleside" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
B. Steeped in this audible sorrow I behold Tecmessa, poor fate-burdened bride of war.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
We'll be famous, as war brides.
"War Brides: A Play in One Act" by Marion Craig Wentworth
Roland had returned home from the wars, crowned with glory, to claim his bride.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine" by Lewis Spence
This English man-of-war was on a cruise to make Kate Bonnet the bride of its captain.
"Kate Bonnet" by Frank R. Stockton
Here, mothers, wives, sad sisters, orphaned boys Curse the dire war, and Turnus and his bride.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
We hear that in gambling in war brides and ammunition everybody is making money.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
The next day the young husband kissed his lovely bride farewell and rode off to war.
"Czechoslovak Fairy Tales" by Parker Fillmore
Mothers sent their sons, sisters their brothers, brides their bridegrooms, to the holy war.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
There are shoals of war brides, poor girls, and as brave as they make 'em, every one!
"Where the Path Breaks" by Charles de Créspigny
Not many war brides will boast such a trousseau.
"Molly Brown of Kentucky" by Nell Speed
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In poetry:

And now, where spacious mansions stand,
Where grace and culture now reside,
There clasp'd the Indian brave the hand
Of his own war-won forest bride.
"Goderich" by Thomas Frederick Young
A gallant knight and his betroth'd bride,
Were walking one day by a river side,
They talk'd of love, and they talk'd of war,
And how very foolish lovers are.
"Forget-Me-Not" by William Topaz McGonagall
Between the Northland, bride of snow,
And Southland, brightest sun's fair bride,
Swept, deepening ever in its flow,
The stormy wake, in war's dark tide:
No hand might clasp across the tears
And blood and anguish of four deathless years.
"Reunited" by Abram Joseph Ryan

In news:

Margery Edington bakes mincemeat tarts every Christmas, in the same way that she watched her English mother do before Edington came to the United States as a World War II war bride.
A bride who married during World War II keeps her look simple but elegant.
Bride Wars actress Kate Hudson may be done playing the field.
Bridesmaids - or was it Bride Wars.
Studios' ' War Bride '.
0 Julia Sanford, from left, Alicia Foo and Sachiyo K in " War Bride ".
A child of the second marriage learned, to her surprise, about the war bride , her children and her disappearance.
The island nation was galvanized by a news report this year on the war bride , and the sister of a former prime minister joins in the search.
The year opened with Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway cat-fighting their way to the altar ( Bride Wars.
Tom married Frances Toro on May 23, 1942, and she became a war bride.
A war bride's journey West.
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