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modification (influenced by Latin desponsare) of Spanish desposorios, from desposar to marry, betroth, from Latin desponsare to betroth, from de- + sponsa spouse
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“Desponsories.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desponsories. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.
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