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Dissettlement Dis*set"tle*ment, n.
The act of unsettling, or the state of being unsettled.
Marriage settlementMarriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry,
1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal
union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife;
Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii.
2. The marriage vow or contract. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king
which made a marriage for his son. --Matt. xxii.
4. Any intimate or close union.
(a) The business of bringing about marriages.
(b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a
Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of
white flowers, worn at weddings.
Marriage settlement (Law), a settlement of property in
view, and in consideration, of marriage.
Syn: Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials.
Usage: Marriage, Matrimony, Wedlock. Marriage is
properly the act which unites the two parties, and
matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage
is, however, often used for the state as well as the
act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for
Resettlement Re*set"tle*ment (-ment), n.
Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as,
the resettlement of lees.
The resettlement of my discomposed soul. --Norris.
Unsettlement Un*set"tle*ment, n.
The act of unsettling, or state of being unsettled;
disturbance. --J. H. Newman.
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