the annual commemoration of a couple's marriage: a tenth wedding anniversary.
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“Caftans” and “tallitot” — Who wore what at the Clinton/Mezvinsky wedding and what it means
The nuptials of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky focus attention on the surprising history of some great words and attire: fuchsia, tuxedo, yarmulke, and more. The groom, who is Jewish, wore a tallit and a yarmulke. A tallit is a shawl-like garment usually made from wool or silk. It has fringes, called zizith, at the four corners. It is worn during religious services or special occasions. …
Origin of wedding anniversary
First recorded in 1690–1700
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