Pawned
Pawn 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. [1913 Webster]

And pawned the last remaining piece of plate. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To pledge for the fulfillment of a promise; to stake; to risk; to wager; to hazard. [1913 Webster]

Pawning his honor to obtain his lust. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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