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  • n  an article deposited as security
  • n  a person used by another to gain an end
  • n  (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank
  • n  borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
  • v  leave as a guarantee in return for money
    pawn your grandfather's gold watch

  • The usual defensive formation of queen's pawn at queen four is very similar to that of black in all of queen's pawn openings: pawn at king four and pawn at king three, knight .
  • The hour for putting British liberties temporarily in pawn as a means of strengthening the kingdom's effort to snatch victory from the jaws of Blitzkrieg struck in the House of .
  • Hinckley purchased the ammunition that was used at another pawn shop, this one in Lubbock, Texas.
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  • Police seek 4 suspects in Phoenix pawn shop robbery
    PHOENIX -- Police are asking for help finding the suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Phoenix pawn shop. Four males entered the Super Pawn near Indian School Road and 67th Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. on May 30. One of the suspects stood at the door and pointed a gun at employees while the others smashed display cases and took jewelry. The suspects fled in a car that possibly was a silver ...
    June 13, 2013 - KTVK 3TV Phoenix
  • Arkansas AG sues Texarkana pawn shop
    The Arkansas Attorney General is suing a Texarkana pawn shop, which has allegedly charged interest as high as 240 percent on car title loans. Tri-State Pawn of Texarkana Inc. and company owner and president, William Duffer, are named as defendants in the suit filed Monday in Pulaski County ...
    June 13, 2013 - Texarkana Gazette
  • Exclusive Restricted Clip and Poster for Pawn Shop Chronicles has your exclusive first look at a restricted clip and character poster for Pawn Shop Chronicles featuring Thomas Jane and Lukas Haas.
    June 13, 2013 - Coming Soon

  • Lance Armstrong in USA Today
    There is only one like it in the world therefore hard to pawn it off. Reward being offered,Armstrong wrote before jumping on his race bike for the 107-mile ride from Davis to Santa Rosa through a steady rainstorm.
  • Roger Clemens in
    She has been broken up over this for a long time,Clemens said. "She feels like a pawn."
  • Viswanathan Anand in
    He got a hell of a lot of play (for the pawn) but he doesn't get it back,Anand said.

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