plight one's troth

Definition of plight one's troth

old-fashioned
:to promise to marry someone
  • the garden where the lovers plighted their troth

Word by Word Definitions

plight play
  1. : to put or give in pledge : engage

  1. : a solemnly given pledge : engagement

  1. : an unfortunate, difficult, or precarious situation

troth play
  1. : loyal or pledged faithfulness : fidelity

  2. : one's pledged word

  1. : pledge, betroth


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