Desponsage De*spon"sage, n. [From L. desponsus, p. p. See {Despond}.] Betrothal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Ethelbert . . . went peaceably to King Offa for desponsage of Athilrid, his daughter. --Foxe. [1913 Webster]

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