troth


1troth

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

Definition of TROTH

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

  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

2troth

transitive verb

Definition of TROTH

Examples of TROTH

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

First Known Use of TROTH

14th century

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