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Meaning of BETROTHAL

Pronunciation:  bi'trowdhul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
  2. [n]  a mutual promise to marry
 

BETROTHAL is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: engagement, espousal, troth
 
 See Also: promise, ringing, rite, ritual

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*troth"al\, n.
The act of betrothing, or the fact of being betrothed; a
mutual promise, engagement, or contract for a future marriage
between the persons betrothed; betrothment; affiance. ``The
feast of betrothal.'' --Longfellow.

 

 

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