is the female participant in a wedding
ceremony (see also marriage
). She is typically attended by one or bridesmaids or more maids of honour
. Her male partner is the Bridegroom
Before a bride can be formally called "Wife" or Mrs.(The first name of the Bridegroom), she must finish the formal wedding procedure. In some cultures, a successful sexual intercourses between Bride and Bridegroom is a required step to complete the wedding ceremony.
is also the Scottish name of the goddess Brigid
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