The agreement soldered the factions into an alliance.
Other Word Forms
Origin of solder
- Middle English soudur from Old French soudure, soldure from souder, soulder to solder from Latin solidāre to make solid from solidus solid solid
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English solderen, from Old French solder (Modern French souder) from Latin solidāre, present active infinitive of solidō (“make solid").