pledge (v.)
drink a toast to, drink to
2H4 IV.ii.73[Westmorland to Archbishop] I pledge your grace
2H4 V.iii.53[Silence singing] I'll pledge you a mile to th'bottom [i.e. the whole cupful]
2H6 II.iii.66[Horner to Neighbours] I'll pledge you all
Per II.iii.78[Pericles to Thaisa, of Simonides] I ... pledge him freely
TNK III.iii.16.2[Palamon to Arcite] I'll pledge you
TNK III.iii.38.1[Arcite to Palamon, of the marshal's sister] you'll pledge her?
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