- faithfulness; loyalty
- truth: chiefly in phrase in troth, truly; indeed
- one's pledged word; promise
Origin of trothMiddle English trouthe (see truth), with specialized form and meaning
to pledge to marry
- a. Betrothal.b. One's pledged fidelity.
- Good faith; fidelity.
transitive verbtrothed, troth·ing, troths
To pledge or betroth.
Origin of trothMiddle English trouthe, trothe variant of treuthe from Old English trēowth truth ; see deru- in Indo-European roots.