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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who mortgages; the person who grants an estate as security for debt, as specified under mortgage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) One who gives a mortgage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who uses property they own as security for a loan, The borrower in a mortgage agreement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid

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