wive


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wive \Wive\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wived; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Wiving.] [AS. w[imac]fian, gew[imac]fian. See Wite.]
   To marry, as a man; to take a wife.
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         Wherefore we pray you hastily to wive.   --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wive \Wive\, v. t.
   1. To match to a wife; to provide with a wife. "An I could
      get me but a wife . . . I were manned, horsed, and wived."
      --Shak.
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   2. To take for a wife; to marry.
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            I have wived his sister.              --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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