the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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(n.) Specifically, a promise of fidelity; a pledge of love or affection; as, the marriage vow.
(n.) To give, consecrate, or dedicate to God, or to some deity, by a solemn promise; to devote; to promise solemnly.
(n.) A solemn promise made to God, or to some deity; an act by which one consecrates or devotes himself, absolutely or conditionally, wholly or in part, for a longer or shorter time, to some act, service, or condition; a devotion of one's possessions; as, a baptismal vow; a vow of poverty.
(n.) To assert solemnly; to asseverate.
(v. i.) To make a vow, or solemn promise.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Vow'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​v/vow.html. 1828.