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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

English dialect word for a small plug, using -et(diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pledget ‎(plural pledgets)

  1. (medicine) A small flat absorbent pad of cotton or wool, used to medicate, drain, or protect a wound or sore.
  2. A string of oakum used in calking.