pledgee

noun

pledg·​ee ple-ˈjē How to pronounce pledgee (audio)
: one to whom a pledge is given

Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pledgee was in 1737

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Cite this Entry

“Pledgee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pledgee. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

pledgee

noun
pledg·​ee ple-ˈjē How to pronounce pledgee (audio)
: one to whom property is pledged
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