lead to the altar

lead to the altar
lead to the altar
To marry (a woman)
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Main Entry:altar

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  • lead to the altar — ► lead to the altar marry (a woman). Main Entry: ↑altar …   English terms dictionary

  • lead to the altar — marry (a woman). → altar …   English new terms dictionary

  • lead to the altar — marry a woman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lead to the altar — idi to marry …   From formal English to slang

  • Balked at the Altar — Infobox Film name = Balked at the Altar image size = caption = director = D.W. Griffith producer = writer = D.W. Griffith narrator = starring = Mabel Stoughton music = cinematography = Arthur Marvin editing = distributor = released = 25 August,… …   Wikipedia

  • To lead as a bride to the altar — Altar Al tar, n. [OE. alter, auter, autier, fr. L. altare, pl. altaria, altar, prob. fr. altus high: cf. OF. alter, autier, F. autel. Cf. {Altitude}.] 1. A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • altar — ► NOUN 1) a table or flat topped block on which religious offerings are made. 2) the table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services. ● lead to the altar Cf. ↑lead to the altar ORIGIN Latin, from… …   English terms dictionary

  • altar — [ôl′tər] n. [ME alter < OE altare & OFr alter; both < L altare, high altar < altus, high: see ALTITUDE] 1. a place, esp. a raised platform, where sacrifices or offerings are made to a god, an ancestor, etc. 2. a table, stand, etc. used… …   English World dictionary

  • altar — /awl teuhr/, n. 1. an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc. 2. Eccles. See communion table. 3. (cap.) Astron. the constellation Ara …   Universalium

  • altar — [ ɔ:ltə, ɒl ] noun the table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services. ↘a table or flat topped block used as the focus for a religious ritual. Phrases lead to the altar marry (a woman). Origin OE… …   English new terms dictionary

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