Paw`nees"(?), prop. n. pl.; sing. Pawnee (). (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians (called also Loups) who formerly occupied the region of the Platte river, but now (1890) live mostly in the Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The term is often used in a wider sense to include also the related tribes of Rickarees and Wichitas. Called also Pani.
Pawn*or"(?), } n. (Law) One who pawns or pledges anything as security for the payment of borrowed money or of a debt.
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