Pawn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pawned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Pawning.] 1. To give or deposit in pledge, or as security for the payment of money borrowed; to put in pawn; to pledge; as, to pawn one's watch. Syn. -- hock [colloq].
And pawned the last remaining piece of plate.Dryden.
2. To pledge for the fulfillment of a promise; to stake; to risk; to wager; to hazard.
Pawning his honor to obtain his lust.Shak.
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