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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affiance  \Af*fi"ance\,  v.  t.  [imp.  ?  p.  p.  {Affianced};  p.  pr  ? 
  vb  n.  {Affiancing}.]  [Cf.  OF  afiancier  fr  afiance.] 
  1.  To  betroth;  to  pledge  one's  faith  to  for  marriage,  or 
  solemnly  promise  (one's  self  or  another)  in  marriage. 
 
  To  me  sad  maid,  he  was  affianced.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  assure  by  promise.  [Obs.]  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  affianced 
  adj  :  pledged  to  be  married;  "the  engaged  couple"  [syn:  {bespoken}, 
  {betrothed},  {engaged},  {pledged}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  AFFIANCED,  pp  Fitted  with  an  ankle-ring  for  the  ball-and-chain. 
 
 




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