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Word: troth

Definition: pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth


Sentences Containing 'troth'

Jake Troth, also of Glass Casket, was an original member of Columns who left the band in 2007.
They advanced towards a theatre that stood on one side of the meadow decked with carpets and boughs, where they were to plight their troth, and from which they were to behold the dances and plays; but at the moment of their arrival at the spot they heard a loud outcry behind them, and a voice exclaiming, "Wait a little, ye, as inconsiderate as ye are hasty!"
We no na -LRB- first born -RRB- was the name of a maiden who had plighted her troth to a lover belonging to the same band.
Yesterday I learned that, forgetful of his pledge to me, he was about to marry another, and that he was to go this morning to plight his troth, intelligence which overwhelmed and exasperated me; my father not being at home I was able to adopt this costume you see, and urging my horse to speed I overtook Don Vicente about a league from this, and without waiting to utter reproaches or hear excuses I fired this musket at him, and these two pistols besides, and to the best of my belief I must have lodged more than two bullets in his body, opening doors to let my honour go free, enveloped in his blood.

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