in pawn


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pawn

(poːn) verb
to give (an article of value) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money (which may be repaid at a later time to get the article back). I had to pawn my watch to pay the bill.
noun
1. in chess, one of the small pieces of lowest rank.
2. a person who is used by another person for his own gain, advantage etc. She was a pawn in his ambitious plans.
ˈpawnbroker noun
a person who lends money in exchange for pawned articles.
ˈpawnshop noun
a pawnbroker's place of business.
in pawn
having been pawned. His watch is in pawn.
References in classic literature ?
Thus it is: My castle and my lands are in pawn for a debt that I owe.
"I have a story to tell you all, so listen to what I have to say," quoth he; whereupon, without more ado, he told them all about Sir Richard, and how his lands were in pawn. But, as he went on, the Bishop's face, that had erst been smiling and ruddy with merriment, waxed serious, and he put aside the horn of wine he held in his hand, for he knew the story of Sir Richard, and his heart sank within him with grim forebodings.