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Frankpledge Frank"pledge`, n. [Frank free + pledge.] (O. Eng.
(a) A pledge or surety for the good behavior of freemen, --
each freeman who was a member of an ancient decennary,
tithing, or friborg, in England, being a pledge for the
good conduct of the others, for the preservation of the
public peace; a free surety.
(b) The tithing itself. --Bouvier.
The servants of the crown were not, as now, bound
in frankpledge for each other. --Macaulay.
Impledge Im*pledge", v. t.
To pledge. --Sir W. Scott.
Interpledge In`ter*pledge", v. t.
To pledge mutually. [R.]
Pledgee Pledg*ee", n.
The one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property
pledged is delivered.
Pledgeless Pledge"less, a.
Having no pledge.
PledgeorPledgeor Pledge*or", Pledgor Pledg*or", n. (Law)
One who pledges, or delivers anything in pledge; a pledger;
-- opposed to pledgee.
Note: This word analogically requires the e after g, but the
spelling pledgor is perhaps commoner.
Pledger Pledg"er, n.
One who pledges.
Pledgery Pledg"er*y, n. [Cf. OF. pleigerie.]
A pledging; suretyship. [Obs.]
Pledget Pledg"et, n. [Prov. E., a small plug.]
1. A small plug. [Prov. End.]
2. (Naut.) A string of oakum used in calking.
3. (Med.) A compress, or small flat tent of lint, laid over a
wound, ulcer, or the like, to exclude air, retain
dressings, or absorb the matter discharged.
Safe-pledge Safe"-pledge", n. (Law)
A surety for the appearance of a person at a given time.
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