Sponsal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sponsal Relating to marriage, or to a spouse; spousal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sponsal Relating to marriage or to a spouse.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sponsal spon′sal pertaining to a betrothal, a marriage, or a spouse
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sponsalis, fr. sponsus, a betrothal, fr. spondere, sponsum, to betroth. See Spouse, and cf. Espousal Spousal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—spondēre, sponsum, to promise.