1. Belief; faith; fidelity.
Bid her alightShak.
And hertroth plight.
2. Truth; verity; veracity; as, by my troth. Shak.
In troth, thou art able to instruct gray hairs.Addison.
(Troth"less), a. Faitless; false; treacherous.
Thrall to the faithless waves and trothless sky.Fairfax.
(Troth"plight`) v. t. To betroth. [Obs.]
(Troth"plight`), a. Betrothed; espoused; affianced. [Obs.] Shak.
(Troth"plight`), n. The act of betrothing, or plighting faith; betrothing. [Obs.] Shak.
(Troth"plight`ed), a. Having fidelity pledged.
1. One that trots; especially, a horse trained to be driven in trotting matches.
2. The foot of an animal, especially that of a sheep; also, humorously, the human foot.
(Trot"toir) n. [F., from trotter to trot. See Trot.] Footpath; pavement; sidewalk.
Headless bodies trailed along the trottoirs.Froude.
(Trou"ba*dour`) n. [F. troubadour, fr. Pr. trobador, (assumed) LL. tropator a singer, tropare
to sing, fr. tropus a kind of singing, a melody, song, L. tropus a trope, a song, Gr. a turn, way, manner,
particular mode in music, a trope. See Trope, and cf. Trouvre.] One of a school of poets who flourished
from the eleventh to the thirteenth century, principally in Provence, in the south of France, and also in
the north of Italy. They invented, and especially cultivated, a kind of lyrical poetry characterized by intricacy
of meter and rhyme, and usually of a romantic, amatory strain.
(Trou"bla*ble) a. Causing trouble; troublesome. [Obs.] "troublable ire." Chaucer.
(Trou"ble) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Troubled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Troubling.] [F. troubler, OF. trobler,
trubler, tourbler,fr. (assumed) LL. turbulare, L. turbare to disorderly group, a little crowd; both from
turba a disorder, tumult, crowd; akin to Gr. and perhaps to E. thorp; cf. Skr. tvar, tur,o hasten. Cf.
1. To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.
An angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water.John v. 4.
God looking forth will trouble all his host.Milton.