- a person who mortgages property.
Origin of mortgagor
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Examples from the Web for mortgager
A mortgagee, mortgager or pledgee of property may insure the property.
He felt like a mortgager who sees himself foreclosed and sold up.What Will People Say?
But, cessante ratione, cessat etiam lex; this only applies where the deceased was himself the mortgager.
At first, the Northerner could not understand her indifference to her obligations as a mortgager.A Republic Without a President and Other Stories
- property law a person who borrows money by mortgaging his property to the lender as security
Word Origin and History for mortgager
1580s, agent noun in Latin form from mortgage (v.). Native form mortgager attested from 1630s.
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