pledgee

noun pledg·ee \ ple-ˈjē \
Updated on: 21 Mar 2018

Definition of pledgee

: one to whom a pledge is given

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First Known Use of pledgee

1737


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pledgee

noun pledg·ee \ ple-ˈjē \

legal Definition of pledgee

: one to whom property is pledged

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