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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: troth 'truth, promise' (13-19 centuries); TROTH

betrothed

adjective
     
be‧trothed old-fashioned
1

be betrothed to somebody

SSF to have promised to marry someone
2

somebody's betrothed

SSF the person that someone has agreed to marry
betroth verb [transitive]

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