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Definition of Plight
PlightPlight 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
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.'
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. PlightPlight Plight, obs.
imp. & p. p. of Plight, to pledge. --Chaucer. PlightPlight Plight, obs.
imp. & p. p. of Pluck. --Chaucer. PlightPlight 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, n.
A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment. [Obs.] ``Many a
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