Examples from the Web for lessee
He was paid as owner or lessee of the House used by this or that company.Shakespeare, Bacon and the Great Unknown|Andrew Lang
Captain Polhill afterwards became the lessee, and sunk in it large sums of money.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
This Shakespearean allusion appeared to be lost on the lessee, but he evidently understood what pressure meant.The Chestermarke Instinct|J. S. Fletcher
By ordinary lease running for any convenient term and renewable at the will of the lessee.Japan and the California Problem|Toyokichi Iyenaga
To sum up, it is good work and good play, and so the new manager and lessee is at this present moment a Triumphal Carr.
British Dictionary definitions for lessee
Word Origin for lessee
Word Origin and History for lessee
"one to whom a lease is given," late 15c., from Anglo-French lesee, Old French lessé, past participle of lesser (Modern French laisser) "to let, leave" (see lease).