betrothed

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betrothed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of betroth
    • 1901: American Standard Version of the Bible, Luke 1:27, read at [[1]] - A virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph.

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betrothed (uncountable)

  1. Fiancé or fiancée
    • 2005: Mori, on In Passing messageboard read at [2] on 16 May 2006, Pffft - We both hated using that word [fiancé], and were constantly trying to use alternatives such as "betrothed" and "intended".

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