Troth Definition

trôth, trŏth, trōth
troths
noun
troths
Faithfulness; loyalty.
Webster's New World
Betrothal.
American Heritage
Truth.
Webster's New World
One's pledged word; promise.
Webster's New World
Good faith; fidelity.
American Heritage
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verb
To pledge to marry.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Troth

Noun

Singular:
troth
Plural:
troths

Origin of Troth

  • From Middle English trouthe, trowthe, variant of treouthe, treuthe, from Old English trÄ“owþ, trÄ«ewþ (“truth, veracity; faith, fidelity; pledge, covenant"), from Proto-Germanic *triwwiþō (“promise, contract"), equivalent to true +"Ž -th. More at truth.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English trouthe, trothe variant of treuthe from Old English trēowth truth deru- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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