solemn vow


solemn vow

noun

Definition of SOLEMN VOW

:  an absolute and irrevocable public vow taken by a religious in the Roman Catholic Church under which ownership of property by the individual is prohibited and marriage is invalid under canon law

First Known Use of SOLEMN VOW

14th century

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