Anacalyteria

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Anacalyteria, in Ancient Greece, were matrimonial feasts celebrated on the day that the bride was permitted to lay aside her veil, and to be seen in public. They were thus called from the Greek ανακαλύψει ("to discover, uncover").

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChambers, Ephraim, ed. (1728). "article name needed". Cyclopædia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (first ed.). James and John Knapton, et al.