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One wedding brings another proverbial saying, mid 17th century. (Compare one funeral makes many).

wedding-finger another name for the ring-finger; it was traditionally believed that a particular nerve runs from the fourth finger of the left hand to the heart. The use of the ring-finger is directed in the Sarum rite for this reason.

See also crystal wedding, diamond wedding, golden wedding, ruby wedding, sapphire wedding, silver wedding, tin wedding, wooden wedding.

Subjects: History by Period.


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