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