Pledg"et (?), n. [Prov. E., a small plug.]


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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