Related formspre·be·troth·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for betrothals
Early marriages were the rule in the Back Country and betrothals were frequently plighted at these berry pickings.Pioneers of the Old Southwest|Constance Lindsay Skinner
Lovers in their betrothals engaged to observe it reciprocally.
Betrothals are looked upon as much more sacred and binding than they are among more cultivated peoples.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
These betrothals are generally arranged by the maternal parents together with the mother.The Sexual Question|August Forel
Then the man commenced an elaborate account of the betrothals.The Golden Lion of Granpere|Anthony Trollope