Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A guaranty; one to whom it is made.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    He to whom a guaranty ls made. This word ls also used, as a noun, to denote the contract of guaranty or the obligation of a guarantor, and, as a verb, to denote the action of assuming the responsibilities of a guarantor. But on the general principle of legal orthography,—that the title of the person to whom the action passes over should end in "ee," as "donee," "grantee," "payee," "bailee," "drawee," etc., —it seems better to use this word only as the correlative of "guarantor," and to spell the verb, and also the name of the contract, "guaranty."