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betrothed
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
promised to marry; or the person who has promised to marry
  • She smiled and looked up at her betrothed with grateful eyes.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (51% in)
  • The betrothed bride must see her future home, and dictate any changes that she would like to have made there.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (57% in)
  • Of course, as a servant who was to be told nothing, he knew the fact of which Ladislaw was still ignorant, and had drawn his inferences; indeed, had not differed from his betrothed Tantripp when she said, "Your master was as jealous as a fiend—and no reason.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (6% in)

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