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Noun pawn has 4 senses
  1. pawn - an article deposited as security
    --1 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb pawn1
  2. instrument, pawn, cat's-paw - a person used by another to gain an end
    --2 is a kind of assistant, helper, help, supporter
  3. pawn - (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
    --3 is a kind of
    chessman, chess piece
  4. pawn - borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
    --4 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb pawn1
Verb pawn has 1 sense
  1. pawn, soak, hock - leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
    --1 is one way to consign, charge
    Derived forms: noun pawn4, noun pawn1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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