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[plej-awr] /plɛdʒˈɔr/
noun, Law.
a person who deposits personal property as a pledge.
Origin of pledgor
pledge + -or2 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for pledgor
  • The pawnbroker shall not be required to account to the pledgor for the proceeds received from the disposition of that item.
  • Property pledged or mortgaged shall be treated as owned by the pledgor or mortgagor.
  • The pledgor does not possess the property he pawned, unless and until the pawnshop releases it.
  • The section recognizes that it does not relax prevailing requirements for delivery of possession by a pledgor.
British Dictionary definitions for pledgor


a person who gives or makes a pledge
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