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plight one's troth to someone
to become engaged to be married to someone. (Literary or jocular.) I chose not to plight my troth to anyone who acts so unpleasant to my dear aunt. Alice plighted her troth to Scott.
plight your trothpledge your word in marriage or betrothal.
The verb plight is now virtually obsolete except in this particular phrase, as is the noun troth .
plight (one's) troth
1. To become engaged to marry.
2. To give one's solemn oath.