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WED. A covenant or agreement; whence a wedded husband.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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And thinking to bring shame on Goldboru, and wed her with a kitchen knave, he sent for Havelok.
"Master, wilt wed?" he asked, when the scullion was brought before him.
Yesterday I stood pledged to a maid, and thought soon to wed her.
Wed me, Thuvia, and all may yet be as it should be."