bride's basket

noun

Definition of bride's basket

: an ornate usually colored glass bowl fitted with a handle and mounted on a silver-plated base

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First Known Use of bride's basket

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bride's basket

so called from such bowls' frequently being given as wedding presents in the late 19th century

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“Bride's basket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bride%27s%20basket. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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