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  • adj. Not plighted or pledged.


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un- +‎ plighted


  • And only Ostermoor and she knew the shame of that private conversation by which they were unplighted.

    Winner Take All

  • Admirable and pretty as Miss Higgs, Miss Bloggs, or Miss Muggins might be, my youthful training prevented my seeing beyond her fringe, finger-nails, figure, and aspirates, to her solid excellences; -- and from sergeants'-dances I returned quite heart-whole and still unplighted to the Colonel's cook.

    Driftwood Spars The Stories of a Man, a Boy, a Woman, and Certain Other People Who Strangely Met Upon the Sea of Life

  • At first, and indeed for a long time, she was so proud of the frank and loyal friendship between them, such as she was sure had never before existed between unplighted man and maid, that she would have been content to wait half her lifetime for him to learn to love her, if only she were sure that he would at last.

    A Love Story Reversed 1898

  • They were, then, unplighted if now the grave divided them!

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Volume 5

  • George growled and groaned a good deal, but perhaps Father Romuald pressed the duty on him in confession, for in his great relief at his lady's going off unplighted from London, he consented to indite, in the chamber Father

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • But I warn thee, maiden, that long years of misery and anguish will be our portion should we separate while our troth is yet unplighted.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)


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