Dictionary.com

handfasting

/ (ˈhændˌfɑːstɪŋ) /
Save This Word!

noun
an archaic word for betrothal
(formerly) a kind of trial marriage marked by the formal joining of hands
a contemporary pagan (esp Wiccan) marriage ceremony
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use handfasting in a sentence

FEEDBACK