plight (one's) troth

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plight (one's) troth

To bind oneself to another person in marriage. This archaic phrase, still sometimes used in modern writing for stylistic effect, employs the obsolete words "plight" ("to pledge") and "troth" ("truth"). There are some practical matters that people rarely consider when they decide to plight their troth.
See also: plight, troth

plight your troth

pledge your word in marriage or betrothal.
The verb plight is now virtually obsolete except in this particular phrase, as is the noun troth .
See also: plight, troth

plight (one's) troth

1. To become engaged to marry.
2. To give one's solemn oath.
See also: plight, troth
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As Sadie walks up the aisle tonight to plight her troth with Lord Snooty, her side of the church is suspiciously empty.
Although her mum will have to wait to see her plight her troth, Ali WILL make a trip to the altar this spring.