Her demand was simple: I will not marry Loras Tyrell (i.e., the “renowned pillow-biter” to whom Papa Tywin has betrothed her).
Twice widowed by kings and betrothed to a third, her dream is well on its way to becoming reality.
The betrothed prince reportedly told the crowd, “I hope I'm not too nervous tomorrow.”
Noah's—including his barren, adopted daughter Ila, who is betrothed to his son Shem—are.
Across the globe, millions of boys and girls are betrothed so young they spend the majority of their adolescence already married.
This he did, and taking his betrothed in his arms, stepped out into the sunlight.
Had she told Helen, too, that Ned Hynes—what was he to my betrothed?
She is betrothed, and will be married on the Sabbath after the Feast of Weeks.
Miss Cameron will, indeed, be a treasure to her betrothed husband.
Her arrival was a check—the formalities of her betrothed's house never failed to upset her.
to promise "by one's truth." Men and women were betrothed when they were engaged to be married. This usually took place a year or more before marriage. From the time of betrothal the woman was regarded as the lawful wife of the man to whom she was betrothed (Deut. 28:30; Judg. 14:2, 8; Matt. 1:18-21). The term is figuratively employed of the spiritual connection between God and his people (Hos. 2:19, 20).