bridegroom


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bridegroom \Bride"groom`\ (-gr[=oo]m`), n. [OE. bridegome,
   brudgume, AS. br[=y]dguma (akin to OS. br[=u]digumo, D.
   bruidegom, bruigom, OHG. pr[=u]tigomo, MHG. briutegome, G.
   br[aum]utigam); AS. br[=y]d bride + guma man, akin to Goth.
   guma, Icel. gumi, OHG. gomo, L. homo; the insertion of r
   being caused by confusion with groom. See Bride, and cf.
   Groom, Homage.]
   A man newly married, or just about to be married.
   [1913 Webster]
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