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Pledgee \Pledg*ee"\, n. The one to whom a pledge is given, or to whom property pledged is delivered.


n. someone who receives a pledge


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

Usage examples of "pledgee".

The right to these remedies extends not only to pledgees, lessees, and those having a lien, who exclude their bailor, but to simple bailees, as they have been called, who have no interest in the chattels, no right of detention as against the owner, and neither give nor receive a reward.