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 for Pleaded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plead \Plead\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pleaded (colloq. Pleador
     Pled); p. pr. & vb. n. Pleading.] [OE. pleden, plaiden,
     OF. plaidier, F. plaider, fr. LL. placitare, fr. placitum.
     See Plea.]
     1. To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the
        claim of another; to urge reasons for or against a thing;
        to attempt to persuade one by argument or supplication; to
        speak by way of persuasion; as, to plead for the life of a
        criminal; to plead with a judge or with a father.
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              O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man
              pleadeth for his neighbor!            --Job xvi. 21.
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     2. (Law) To present an answer, by allegation of fact, to the
        declaration of a plaintiff; to deny the plaintiff's
        declaration and demand, or to allege facts which show that
        ought not to recover in the suit; in a less strict sense,
        to make an allegation of fact in a cause; to carry on the
        allegations of the respective parties in a cause; to carry
        on a suit or plea. --Blackstone. Burrill. Stephen.
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     3. To contend; to struggle. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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