WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
troth /trɔθ/USA pronunciation
n. [uncountable][Archaic.]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
- faithfulness:by my troth.
- one's word or promise, esp. in betrothal:They will plight their troth (= promise to marry).
(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.
- Middle English trowthe, trouthe, variant of treuthe, Old English trēowth. See truth 1125–75
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troth /trəʊθ/ n archaic
Etymology: Old English trēowth; related to Old High German gitriuwida loyalty; see truth
- a pledge or oath of fidelity, esp a betrothal
- truth (esp in the phrase in troth)
- loyalty; fidelity
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