v. & n.1.See Plight.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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/ [thorn]er was nevyr woman zitt in such plyght / [thorn]at from mankynde hyre kowde excuse."
Myn handys power is now all lorn, Styff as a stykke, and may nowth plyght. For I dede tempte lois mayde so bryght And helde azens here pure clennes, In grett myscheff now am I pyght.
And for my face, shee left it in such plyght, That none can knowe mee by my looke.
Thou art confessed so clene, beknowen of thy mysses, And hatz the penaunce apert of the point of myn egge, I halde the polysed of that plyght, and pured as clene As thou hadez neuer forfeted sythen thou watz fyrst borne." (2390-94)
The second Detractor blames Joseph: Za, pat old shrewe Joseph, my trowth I plyght, Was so anameryd upon pat mayd Pat of hyre bewte whan he had syght, He sesyd nat tyll [he] had here asayd!