from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who pledges anything as security.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Law) One who hypothecates or pledges anything as security for the repayment of money borrowed.
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- noun law One who
hypothecatesor pledgesanything as securityfor the repaymentof money borrowed.
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hypothecate + -or
"Unjustifiable hypothecation" may be the same as stealing, but it would never excite one to be called "an unjustifiable hypothecator" as it does to be called a thief.