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Meaning of PLEDGET

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
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