betroth


be·troth

verb \bi-ˈtrōth, -ˈtrth, bē-\

Definition of BETROTH

transitive verb
1
:  to promise to marry
2
:  to give in marriage

Origin of BETROTH

Middle English, from be- + trouthe truth, troth
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

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