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father-giver

 [Bajan idem (Collymore); cf lbo inna nayen (lit, father giver) idem (Okolo p.c.)] n. the man who gives away the bride at a wedding: 1966 (Otterbein 48). The bride father was away so her brother was father-giver to the wedding (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-27 19:59
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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