from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Failure to fulfill a promise, especially a promise to marry.
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- n. A former tort in common law where a man withdraws an earlier promise to marry a woman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. violation of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. failure to keep a promise (of marriage)
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