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Frankpledge
Frankpledge Frank"pledge`, n. [Frank free + pledge.] (O. Eng. Law) (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
Impledge Im*pledge", v. t. To pledge. --Sir W. Scott.
Interpledge
Interpledge In`ter*pledge", v. t. To pledge mutually. [R.]
Pledgee
Pledgee Pledg*ee", n. The one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property pledged is delivered.
Pledgeless
Pledgeless Pledge"less, a. Having no pledge.
Pledgeor
Pledgeor 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
Pledger Pledg"er, n. One who pledges.
Pledgery
Pledgery Pledg"er*y, n. [Cf. OF. pleigerie.] A pledging; suretyship. [Obs.]
Pledget
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 Safe"-pledge", n. (Law) A surety for the appearance of a person at a given time. --Bracton.

Meaning of Pledge from wikipedia

- Pledge may refer to: Another word for a promise A commitment to abstain from alcohol, po****rized by Father Mathew The Pledge (New Hampshire), a promise...
- The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of...
- The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage extremely wealthy people to contribute a majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes. As of May 2019...
- The Nightingale Pledge, named in honour of Florence Nightingale, is a modified version of the Hippocratic Oath. Lystra Gretter and a Committee for the...
- The Pledge is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery drama film directed by Sean Penn. The film features an ensemble cast, starring Jack Nicholson, Patricia...
- The Pledge of the Tree (Arabic: بيعة الشجرة‎ bayʻat ash-shajarah) or Pledge of Satisfaction (Arabic: بيعة الرضوان bayʻat ar-riḍwān) or Pledge of Ridwan...
- The National Pledge is an oath of allegiance to the Republic of India. It is commonly recited by Indians in unison at public events, especially in schools...
- Pledge is a cleaning product made by S. C. Johnson & Son. First sold in 1958, it is used to help dust and clean. Pledge is known as Pliz in France, and...
- A pledge is a bailment that conveys possessory title to property owned by a debtor (the pledgor) to a creditor (the pledgee) to secure repayment for some...
- The National Pledge of Ghana is recited immediately after the national anthem "God Bless Our Homeland Ghana" and is as follows: I promise on my honour...
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