Definition of "espousals" [espousals]

  • Plural form of espousal. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "espousals" in a sentence
  • "Out of the lofty grove a sudden voice was uttered: 'Seek not, O my child, to unite thy daughter in Latin espousals, nor trust her to the bridal chambers ready to thine hand; foreigners shall come to be thy sons, whose blood shall raise our name to heaven, and the children of whose race shall see, where the circling sun looks on either ocean, all the rolling world swayed beneath their feet.'"
  • "The delight of the bridegroom in the day of his espousals is the height of what an expression of delight can be carried unto."
  • "But she was resolved that those guests who were asked to lend their countenance to her espousals should be the very best people."