marriage (part of speech: noun)
marriages (part of speech: noun)
- In his seventy- seventh year he was worth a great many millions of dollars, and for that and no other reason perhaps, one of the newspapers, in commenting on the approaching nuptials, declared that nobody could now deny that he was a philanthropist. - "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
- Besides if needful they could earn their food, Which made their marriage prospects bright and cheering, Things thus far settled they did all they could To haste the nuptials, and grew more endearing As the auspicious day drew nearer its appearing. - "The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects", Thomas Cowherd.
- This was invariably the dowry presented to the bridegroom and his friends on the celebration of the nuptials. - "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.