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Definition of Plight

Plight
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.
Plight
Plight Plight, obs. imp. & p. p. of Plight, to pledge. --Chaucer.
Plight
Plight Plight, obs. imp. & p. p. of Pluck. --Chaucer.
Plight
Plight Plight, v. t. [OE. pliten; probably through Old French, fr. LL. plectare, L. plectere. See Plait, Ply.] To weave; to braid; to fold; to plait.[Obs.] ``To sew and plight.'
Plight
Plight Plight, n. A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment. [Obs.] ``Many a folded plight.'

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