Definition of Marryings
1. marrying [n] - See also: marrying
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Literary usage of Marryings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Heaven and Its Wonders and Hell, from Things Heard and Seen by Emanuel Swedenborg (1919)
"In heaven marryings are spiritual, and cannot properly be called ... But on earth there are marryings, because these are not of the spirit alone but also of ..."
2. Pilgrim Alden: The Story of the Life of the First John Alden in America with by Augustus Ephraim Alden (1902)
"But the marryings in were ... by marryings out. And the more adventurous of the young men were enlisting in the Dutch army or seeking service in her ..."
3. Among the Boers; Or, Notes of a Trip to South Africa in Search of Health by John Nixon (1880)
"... it gives opportunities for the observance of those preliminaries generally considered necessary before marryings. It also serves for purposes of trade, ..."
4. The Old Looking-glass, Or, Mrs. Dorothy Cope's Recollections of Service by Maria Louisa Charlesworth (1878)
"Wo never had any marryings, for Nancy, who is now in her sixty-eight, lives nurse in the second family she ever served. She never would have left the first, ..."
5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"... contrariness of fate which could seem to devise nothing better than the age- old marryings and givings in marriage— most of all at her own cowardice. ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1790)
"... the fatal confe- quences of giddy women marryings for promotion, with a total indifference as to their interfiled choice; and flirting afterward with ..."