Matchmaking Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Matchmaking

  1. Kecal marriage broker whose plans are foiled by a pair of lovers. [Czech Opera: Smetana The Bartered Bride in Osborne Opera, 32]
  2. Levi, Dolly personable marriage broker who manages to make an excellent match for herself. [Am. Lit.: Thornton Wilder The Matchmaker; Am. Theater: Hello, Dolly! in On Stage, 454]
  3. Woodhouse, Emma mistakenly thinks she has a talent for finding mates for her young friends. [Br. Lit.: Jane Austen Emma]

Matricide (See MURDER.)