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pledgee

[ plej-ee ]
/ plɛdʒˈi /
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noun

a person to whom a pledge is made or with whom something is deposited as a pledge.

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Origin of pledgee

First recorded in 1760–70; pledge + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for pledgee

pledgee
/ (plɛdʒˈiː) /

noun

a person to whom a pledge is given
a person to whom property is delivered as a pledge
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