At one time, guards were chosen by the bridegroom to protect the bride from possible kidnapping
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|Caption||Blessing the Bride. At one time, guards were chosen by the bridegroom to protect the bride from possible kidnapping. These were the best men that could be found for the job, hence the modern Best Man. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 335 (15 June 1968).|
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