Synonyms for troth

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Come, my daughter, shake hands with this gentleman, and pledge him your troth.

Now by my troth, so foolish that I myself can hardly refrain laughter.

Believe me, you will have enough to do: there, I pledge you my troth.

"Troth, an' there's little to see when you get there," rejoined the other, sarcastically.

Troth, and I'll tell you: there's not a man in Kerry could say what's her price.

"Troth, I'd like to see myself charge them with any thing," said she, indignantly.

Troth, no then, yer honor; we've lived here so long we'll just stay our time in it.

"Troth, you're the only gentleman of my acquaintance," said Freney, quaintly.

"Troth, we're worse," said Paddy with a most dismal look on his face.

I drink no more until my cup of troth with the maiden yonder.

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., from a phonetic variant of Old English treowð "faithfulness, truth" (see truth). Restricted to Midlands and Northern England dialect after 16c., and to certain archaic phrases (e.g. plight one's troth). Cf. also betroth.

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