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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone to whom a vow is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a vow.

Usage examples (37)
  • She was one of our pledgee for our sorority house.
  • The point that this particular 'pledgee' endured several 'attacks' by her future 'sorors' and never reported it until after she was initiated as a member.
  • In this case the pledgee is bound to use ordinary diligence in guarding the thing pledged.
  • "Purchases" includes taking as a mortgagee or as a pledgee. for more
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