Definition of Proposal of marriage
1. Noun. An offer of marriage.
Specialized synonyms: Question
Generic synonyms: Offer, Offering
Derivative terms: Propose
Lexicographical Neighbors of Proposal Of Marriage
Literary usage of Proposal of marriage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"OLIVER TWIST CHAPTER LI 4I5 AFFORDING AN EXPLANATION OF MORE MYSTERIES THAN ONE, AND COMPREHENDING A proposal of marriage WITH NO WORD OF SETTLEMENT OR ..."
2. Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1901)
"Harlay and the Dutch—Death of the Princess of Orange — Count Koenigsmarck— A New Proposal of Marriage — My Marriage — That of M. de Lauzun — Its Result — La ..."