wedding license

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wedding license a license authorizing two people to marry
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Usage

In literature:

On Thursday, the delay exacted by the marriage license would expire, and the wedding might take place.
"The Evil Genius" by Wilkie Collins
Did you not know that this little Church of ours is not licensed for weddings?
"Magnum Bonum" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Beaumont was already on his way to London to get a special License and they hoped to have the wedding next day.
"Carnacki, The Ghost Finder" by William Hope Hodgson
Time went on, and at last, here in this hand of mine, I held the wedding license.
"Standard Selections" by Various
No later than to-morrow he would buy a license and a wedding-ring, and, if possible, marry her in the evening.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
The father must be passed and given license To wed this woman.
"Domesday Book" by Edgar Lee Masters
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In news:

The ink on Prince William and Kate Middleton 's marriage license is barely dry, and already wedding dresses inspired the bride's stunning lacy gown are being re-created by the USA's top bridal designers.
Despite plenty of pre-wedding bill jitters, a committee endorsed legislation Friday that would give couples a discount on marriage license s if they attend prenuptial counseling or classes first.
Martin Luther King dreamed of a day when men would be judged not on the color of their skin but on the content of their great-great-great-grandmother's wedding license application.
They went to City Hall to get their marriage license, for their August 4 wedding.
County couples get long- coveted licenses to wed.
Springtime is prime time for limousine rentals, but before hiring a limousine or town car for a ride to the prom or a wedding, the state Department of Licensing reminds people to check to see if the company is licensed and legitimate.
File photo of a same-sex wedding cake-topper as a lesbian couple applies for a marriage license.
LICENSE TO WED - 02:25.
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