One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person to whom something is resigned; especially a person in whose favour the resignation of an ecclesiastical benefice is made. Now rare.
2A person who resigns or has resigned; = "resigner".
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From resign + -ee.
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