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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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An agreement by promise to marry. Unless written and dated, signed by both parties and by the pastor or by two witnesses, such promise, even though formally made, was not an impediment to marriage with another party. (Etym. English troth, a variant of truth.)


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