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Definitions of pawn:
  • noun:   borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
  • noun:   (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank
  • noun:   an article deposited as security
  • noun:   a person used by another to gain an end
  • verb:   leave as a guarantee in return for money
    Example: "Pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

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