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Plication
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plicature
Plicidentine
Plictolophus or Cacatua cristatus
Plied
plier
Pliers
Pliform
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Plighter
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Plim
Plimsoll
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Plimsoll's mark
Plinian eruption
plink
plinker
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Plighted definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PLIGHTED, pp. pli'ted. Pledged.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Plight Plight, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Plighting.] [AS. plihtan to expose to danger, pliht danger;cf. D. verplichten to oblige, engage, impose a duty, G. verpflichten, Sw. f["o]rplikta, Dan. forpligte. See Plight, n.] 1. To pledge; to give as a pledge for the performance of some act; as, to plight faith, honor, word; -- never applied to property or goods. `` To do them plighte their troth.'' --Piers Plowman. He plighted his right hand Unto another love, and to another land. --Spenser. Here my inviolable faith I plight. --Dryden. 2. To promise; to engage; to betroth. Before its setting hour, divide The bridegroom from the plighted bride. --Sir W. Scott.



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