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 Web of Life.Wedding Anniversaries. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wed
 
is Anglo-Saxon, and means a pledge. The ring is the pledge given by the man to avouch that he will perform his part of the contract.   1
 


 Web of Life.Wedding Anniversaries. 

 
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