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pledger

(plej′ĕr)
A colloquial term for an adolescent or preteen––ager who promises to abstain from sexual intercourse. Conversely, a nonpledger is a young person who does not promise to maintain sexual abstinence.
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After Dixon's firing, the nonprofit foundation removed Pledger as its executive director after some members were not satisfied with her explanation of Dixon's departure.
Beano's words were "given wings" as he puts it by acclaimed musician Steve Pledger and the end result, on listening to the track, is indeed very moving.
Finally, Pledger took the veterans' title with Alan Parker, the pair defeating Chris Angus and Sue Parker.
On a recent weeknight, Pledger and dozens of other flood victims packed into a private meeting room at a local Mexican food restaurant to consider a pitch from yet another legal firm over complimentary fajitas.
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Finnish fishing equipment manufacturer Rapala VMC Corporation reported on Wednesday (28 December) that it had established a South African distribution company, Rapala VMC South-Africa Distributors Pty Ltd, with the former management of Tatlow and Pledger Pty Ltd (T&P).
Visiting goalkeeper Ian Pledger and the woodwork denied Sean Parrish and Luke McNally.