Trothplight
Trothplight Troth"plight`, v. t. To betroth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Trothplight — Troth plight , n. The act of betrothing, or plighting faith; betrothing. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trothplight — Troth plight , a. Betrothed; espoused; affianced. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trothplight — [trôthplīt΄, träthplīt΄] Archaic n. betrothal adj. betrothed …   English World dictionary

  • trothplight — I. transitive verb Date: 14th century archaic betroth II. noun Date: 1513 archaic betrothal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trothplight — /trawth pluyt , trohth /, Archaic. n. 1. engagement to be married; betrothal. v.t. 2. to betroth. adj. 3. betrothed. [1300 50; ME trouth plight having plighted troth, betrothed; see TROTH, PLIGHT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • trothplight — n. betrothal, act of becoming engaged to be married (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trothplight — troth•plight [[t]ˈtrɔθˌplaɪt, ˈtroʊθ [/t]] archaic 1) betrothal 2) to betroth 3) betrothed …   From formal English to slang

  • trothplight — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English trouth plight, from trouth troth + plight archaic : a solemn pledge usually to enter into the married estate II. transitive verb Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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