pledge one's troth

pledge one's troth
pledge (or plight) one's troth make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage.
Main Entry: troth

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  • pledge one's troth — I see troth II pledge (or plight) one s troth make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, esp. in marriage …   Useful english dictionary

  • pledge (or plight) one's troth — make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage. → the trots …   English new terms dictionary

  • plight one's troth — ► pledge (or plight) one s troth make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage. Main Entry: ↑troth …   English terms dictionary

  • plight one's troth — To pledge oneself in marriage • • • Main Entry: ↑plight * * * see troth …   Useful english dictionary

  • plight one's troth — pledge marriage, agree to marry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pledge — n. & v. n. 1 a solemn promise or undertaking. 2 a thing given as security for the fulfilment of a contract, the payment of a debt, etc., and liable to forfeiture in the event of failure. 3 a thing put in pawn. 4 a thing given as a token of love,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • troth — [trôth, trōth, träth] Archaic n. [ME trouthe (see TRUTH), with specialized form & meaning] 1. faithfulness; loyalty 2. truth: chiefly in phrase in troth, truly; indeed 3. one s pledged word; promise: see also PLIGHT ONE S TROTH (at PLIGHT …   English World dictionary

  • troth — ► NOUN 1) archaic or formal faith or loyalty when pledged in a solemn agreement or undertaking. 2) archaic truth. ● pledge (or plight) one s troth Cf. ↑plight one s troth ORIGIN variant of TRUTH(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • troth — n. archaic 1 faith, loyalty. 2 truth. Phrases and idioms: pledge (or plight) one s troth pledge one s word esp. in marriage or betrothal. Etymology: ME trowthe, for OE treowth TRUTH …   Useful english dictionary

  • troth — [trəʊθ, trɒθ] noun 1》 archaic or formal faith or loyalty when pledged in a solemn agreement or undertaking. 2》 archaic truth. Phrases pledge (or plight) one s troth make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage …   English new terms dictionary

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