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silver wedding

noun
1.
a twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Origin of silver wedding
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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  • As we stood in the yard I spoke of the silver wedding which took place there.

  • The next day (the twenty-ninth of February) was the day of the "silver wedding."

  • The silver wedding is, perhaps, the most important of all the wedding anniversaries.

    Social Life

    Maud C. Cooke
  • Why, Mr. Gilderman, he said, how is it youre not at the silver wedding?

    Rejected of Men Howard Pyle
  • And now the silver wedding festivity was drawing to a close.

    Studies in Wives Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • A silver wedding too, Pim—dont forget that, they rallied him.

    Back o' the Moon Oliver Onions
  • But do you recall the silver wedding of Adolph—in the Fusiliers?

    Plays--First Series August Strindberg
  • Well, we were all to attend the silver wedding of the old couple.

    The Cricket's Friends Virginia W. Johnson
  • The first anniversary to be celebrated is usually the silver wedding.

    Book of Etiquette Lillian Eichler

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