betrothal

All Noun Adjective
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  • They however became engaged to each other, and the betrothal continued three years. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII, by John Lord
  • Thus passed the time of my betrothal, too long a time for me. Cited from Autobiography of St. The're`se of Lisieux, by The're`se Martin (of Lisieux)
  • Of those two years of his betrothal what was there that he would care to keep? Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • Do you think that he will take my betrothal to heart? Cited from O. T., A Danish Romance, by Hans C. Andersen
  • Perhaps you would like to come and see the betrothal contract signed. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]
  • The betrothal had been broken off and relations between the two countries had been cold.
  • It was from his father to his mother immediately after their betrothal. Cited from The Dreamer, by Mary Newton Stanard
  • The marriage ceremony is performed within three or four months at most after the betrothal. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • On his death-bed three thousand pounds did my father give to you for this betrothal. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Within two months of their meeting the couple announced their betrothal.
  • He had not seen his daughter since he had given his consent to her betrothal. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • During the period of the betrothal, the young man is allowed to make but one visit. Cited from Modern Persia, by Mooshie G. Daniel
  • I have heard nothing about him since the night of the dinner given in honor of your betrothal. Cited from For Woman's Love, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Not having been there he always spoke of her at the betrothal or marriage as a girl. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • She is just as happy in her betrothal as any other innocent girl of her age. Cited from Under the Prophet in Utah, by Cannon and O'Higgins
  • A formal betrothal between us did not take place until within a year and a half of our marriage. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • The hour of their betrothal seemed to be his once more. Cited from The Lady of Big Shanty, by Frank Berkeley Smith
  • But we do not know how far this factor of the right of betrothal has operated. Cited from Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia, by Thomas
  • No word had been said of her betrothal since that fatal night. Cited from London Pride, by M. E. Braddon
  • Last year you were not sitting there, for you had gone away from me and broken off our betrothal. Cited from Plays: incl. Comrades, etc., by August Strindberg
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Words starting with betrothal

Meaning of betrothal

  • noun A mutual promise to marry
  • noun The act of becoming betrothed or engaged