The concept of a special time
after marriage goes back to the biblical time when a man was exempt from public duty. In more modern times, the term honeymoon came into use referring to the sweet month after a marriage. Later, the honeymoon was associated with travel as in a bridal tour. In some European countries, the newlyweds were given a month’s supply of mead which is an alcoholic drink made from fermented water and honey.
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