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troth

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noun \ˈträth, ˈtrȯth, ˈtrōth, or with th\

Definition of troth

  1. 1 :  loyal or pledged faithfulness :  fidelity <pledged my troth>

  2. 2 :  one's pledged word <I don't remember the details or, by my troth, even the gist — Stanley Elkin>; also :  betrothal



Examples of troth in a sentence

  1. <by my troth, I will not trespass on your precious property>

  2. <solemnly announced their troth before the church's congregation>



Origin of troth

Middle English trouth, from Old English trēowth — more at truth


First Known Use: 12th century

Rhymes with troth


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troth

transitive verb

Definition of troth



Examples of troth in a sentence

  1. <I troth myself eternally to your service.>



14th Century

First Known Use of troth

14th century



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