Desponsories
Desponsory De*spon"so*ry, n.; pl. {Desponsories}. A written pledge of marriage. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

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  • desponsories — noun plural Etymology: modification (influenced by Latin desponsare) of Spanish desposorios, from desposar to marry, betroth, from Latin desponsare to betroth, from de + sponsa spouse more at spouse 1. obsolete : betrothal 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Desponsory — De*spon so*ry, n.; pl. {Desponsories}. A written pledge of marriage. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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