take a wife/husband

Definition of take a wife/husband

old-fashioned

  1. :  to get married

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

wifeplay
  1. :  woman

    :  a female partner in a marriage

husbandplay
  1. :  a male partner in a marriage

    :  the manager of another's property :  steward

    :  a frugal manager

  1. :  to manage prudently and economically

    :  to use sparingly :  conserve

    :  to find a husband for :  mate


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