pledgee

noun
pledg·ee | \ple-ˈjē \

Definition of pledgee 

: one to whom a pledge is given

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Rex Tillerson became the latest pledgee from one of America’s most important fraternal organizations to exit the back door of the fraternity house located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Michael Harriot, The Root, "The White House Is Now a Frat House and Everyone Is Dropping Line," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of pledgee

1737, in the meaning defined above

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pledgee

noun
pledg·ee | \ple-ˈjē \

Legal Definition of pledgee 

: one to whom property is pledged

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