impawn

verb
im·​pawn | \ im-ˈpȯn How to pronounce impawn (audio) , -ˈpän\
impawned; impawning; impawns

Definition of impawn

transitive verb

archaic
: to put in pawn : pledge

First Known Use of impawn

1567, in the meaning defined above

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