trothplight

Related to trothplight: laggard

troth·plight

 (trôth′plīt′, trŏth′-, trōth′-) Archaic
n.
A betrothal.
tr.v. troth·plight·ed, troth·plight·ing, troth·plights
To betroth.

trothplight

(ˈtrəʊθˌplaɪt)
n
a betrothal
vb
(tr) to betroth
adj
betrothed; engaged
[C14: from troth + plight2]

troth•plight

(ˈtrɔθˌplaɪt, ˈtroʊθ-)
Archaic. n.
1. betrothal.
v.t.
2. to betroth.
3. betrothed.

trothplight


Past participle: trothplighted
Gerund: trothplighting

Imperative
trothplight
trothplight
Present
I trothplight
you trothplight
he/she/it trothplights
we trothplight
you trothplight
they trothplight
Preterite
I trothplighted
you trothplighted
he/she/it trothplighted
we trothplighted
you trothplighted
they trothplighted
Present Continuous
I am trothplighting
you are trothplighting
he/she/it is trothplighting
we are trothplighting
you are trothplighting
they are trothplighting
Present Perfect
I have trothplighted
you have trothplighted
he/she/it has trothplighted
we have trothplighted
you have trothplighted
they have trothplighted
Past Continuous
I was trothplighting
you were trothplighting
he/she/it was trothplighting
we were trothplighting
you were trothplighting
they were trothplighting
Past Perfect
I had trothplighted
you had trothplighted
he/she/it had trothplighted
we had trothplighted
you had trothplighted
they had trothplighted
Future
I will trothplight
you will trothplight
he/she/it will trothplight
we will trothplight
you will trothplight
they will trothplight
Future Perfect
I will have trothplighted
you will have trothplighted
he/she/it will have trothplighted
we will have trothplighted
you will have trothplighted
they will have trothplighted
Future Continuous
I will be trothplighting
you will be trothplighting
he/she/it will be trothplighting
we will be trothplighting
you will be trothplighting
they will be trothplighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trothplighting
you have been trothplighting
he/she/it has been trothplighting
we have been trothplighting
you have been trothplighting
they have been trothplighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trothplighting
you will have been trothplighting
he/she/it will have been trothplighting
we will have been trothplighting
you will have been trothplighting
they will have been trothplighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trothplighting
you had been trothplighting
he/she/it had been trothplighting
we had been trothplighting
you had been trothplighting
they had been trothplighting
Conditional
I would trothplight
you would trothplight
he/she/it would trothplight
we would trothplight
you would trothplight
they would trothplight
Past Conditional
I would have trothplighted
you would have trothplighted
he/she/it would have trothplighted
we would have trothplighted
you would have trothplighted
they would have trothplighted
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A woman armed makes war upon herself, Unwomanlike, and treads down use and wont And the sweet common honour that she hath, Love, and the cry of children, and the hand Trothplight and mutual mouth of marriages.
6) Leontes's last speech, delivered to Hermione, shores up this subplot and underlines its quiet importance to the play as a whole: "This your son-in-law, / And son unto the King, whose heavens directing, / Is trothplight to your daughter" (5.
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In this second attempt at trothplight, the audience again recognizes that the obstacle illustrated is essentially hypothetical, for Horn is not the foundling he pretends to be but the son of king.
The third trothplight scene makes explicit an important issue raised by the first two.
His demurral at the third trothplight seems instead designed to highlight the tense issue and to pave the way for further examples of the principles of valid marriage.
The temporal incompatibility of the couple's vows becomes resolved in the fourth trothplight scene.
Like Horn's reticence to commit between the third and fourth exchanges, the audience must sense that the narration creates the lovers' seven-year separation as a way to showcase the distinction between their clandestine trothplight and their eventual public wedding.
Like Horn's reticence to commit between the third and fourth exchanges, the audience "must sense that the narration creates the lovers' seven-year separation as a way to showcase the distinction between their clandestine trothplight and their eventual public wedding.