Pawnor
Pawner Pawn"er, Pawnor Pawn*or", n. (Law) One who pawns or pledges anything as security for the payment of borrowed money or of a debt. [1913 Webster]

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  • pawnor — noun see pawn III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pawnor — See pawnable. * * * …   Universalium

  • pawnor — pawn·or …   English syllables

  • pawnor — The person pawning goods or delivering goods to another in pledge …   Black's law dictionary

  • pawnor — A person who makes a bailment of personal property by way of pledge or pawn …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pawnor — noun see pawner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pawner — Pawn er, Pawnor Pawn*or , n. (Law) One who pawns or pledges anything as security for the payment of borrowed money or of a debt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pawn — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pown, from Anglo French peoun, paun, from Medieval Latin pedon , pedo foot soldier, from Latin ped , pes foot more at foot Date: 14th century 1. one of the chessmen of least value having the power to move only… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pawn — pawn1 pawnable, adj. pawner /paw neuhr/, pawnor /paw neuhr, nawr/, n. /pawn/, v.t. 1. to deposit as security, as for money borrowed, esp. with a pawnbroker: He raised the money by pawning his watch. 2. to pledge; stake; risk: to pawn one s life …   Universalium

  • pawn — pawn1 [pôn] n. [LME paun < MFr pan, piece of cloth < L pannus, cloth (? used as medium of exchange): see PANE] 1. anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty 2. a hostage 3. the state of being …   English World dictionary

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