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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 and Etymology of troth

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


First Known Use: 12th century


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troth

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Definition of troth

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  pledge, betroth

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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