Definition of Trothplight

1. v. t. To betroth.



2. a. Betrothed; espoused; affianced.

3. n. The act of betrothing, or plighting faith; betrothing.

Definition of Trothplight

1. Noun. (obsolete) The act of pledging one's troth; betrothal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trothplight

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trothplight

tropyliums
tropæan
tropæolin
tropæum
trosh
troshing
trossers
trot
trot off
trot out
troth
trothed
trothful
trothing
trothless
trothplight (current term)
trothplighted
trothplighting
trothplights
troths
trotline
trotlines
trots
trotted
trotter
trotters
trotting
trotting horse
trottings
trottoir

Literary usage of Trothplight

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1. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1906)
"Marriage by trothplight. Wakefield.6—,T. says R. ought not to be heir because he was born 1286. before marriage solemnized at the church door (ad hostium ..."

2. Poems by Louise Chandler Moulton (1877)
"trothplight. \For the Golden Wedding of a Husband thirty-seven years BROUGHT her home, my bonny bride, Just fifty years ago ; Her eyes were bright, ..."

3. Ancient Danish Ballads by Richard Chandler Alexander Prior (1860)
"11 He halted where lived his trothplight maid, And met him Christine in furs ... 12 "Here standing, Christine, so lovely still! "How fares my trothplight ..."

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