from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A ground for a lawsuit, now seldom available, against a man who reneges on an agreement to marry.
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- noun law A former
tortin common lawwhere a man withdrawsan earlier promise to marrya woman.
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- noun failure to keep a promise (of marriage)
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