WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
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 © 2015
troth  (trôth, trōth), 
n. 
  • faithfulness, fidelity, or loyalty:by my troth.
  • truth or verity:in troth.
  • one's word or promise, esp. in engaging oneself to marry.
  • Etymology:
    • Middle English trowthe, trouthe, variant of treuthe, Old English trēowth. See truth 1125–75
    trothless, adj. 


    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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