WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
troth /trɔθ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable][Archaic.]
  1. faithfulness:by my troth.
  2. one's word or promise, esp. in betrothal:They will plight their troth (= promise to marry).

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
troth  (trôth, trōth),USA pronunciation  n. 
  1. faithfulness, fidelity, or loyalty:by my troth.
  2. truth or verity:in troth.
  3. one's word or promise, esp. in engaging oneself to marry.
trothless, adj. 
  • Middle English trowthe, trouthe, variant of treuthe, Old English trēowth. See truth 1125–75


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

troth /trəʊθ/ n archaic
  1. a pledge or oath of fidelity, esp a betrothal
  2. truth (esp in the phrase in troth)
  3. loyalty; fidelity
Etymology: Old English trēowth; related to Old High German gitriuwida loyalty; see truth



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