Origin and Etymology of pawn
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Examples of pawn in a Sentence
She was forced to pawn her diamond ring.
he pawned his antique watch in order to pay off his gambling debt
First Known Use of pawn
PAWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pawn for English Language Learners
: to give (something that you own) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money
PAWN Defined for Kids
legal Definition of pawn
- shall not take as a pawn any workman's tools
- goods held in pawn
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