Origin of troth
Examples from the Web for troth
Despite having long ago plighted his troth to the lunatic right, he is certainly trying.
David Freedlander reports from a Romney rally where even hitherto lukewarm fans pledged their troth.
Troth, tis pity, sir.A brauer hope of so assurd a father Did neuer comfort France.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
"Troth now, my first wife had just such another finger," said the knight.Captain Ravenshaw|Robert Neilson Stephens
By my troth, his ill-report hath done me grievous detriment.Hildebrand|Anonymous
I have a dim recollection, Citoyenne, of something uncommonly like your troth which you plighted me one night at Boisvert.The Trampling of the Lilies|Rafael Sabatini
To him she answered, "I am already engaged to one—to him alone I keep my troth."The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16)|Sabine Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for troth
Word Origin for troth
Word Origin and History for troth
late 12c., from a phonetic variant of Old English treowð "faithfulness, truth" (see truth). Restricted to Midlands and Northern England dialect after 16c., and to certain archaic phrases (e.g. plight one's troth). Cf. also betroth.