Definition of Impawn

1. v. t. To put in pawn; to pledge.



Definition of Impawn

1. Verb. (transitive) to place an item into pawn ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to pledge an item of value in return for a loan, or a trade for money ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impawn

1. to pawn [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: pawn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impawn

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Literary usage of Impawn

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1. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1806)
"To impawn-, îm-pawn'. va Passionately, ardently ; eagerly, with great desire, To IMPEACH, .... impawn ..."

2. Admiralty Decisions in the District Court of the United States, for the by Richard Peters, Francis Hopkinson (1807)
"Master may impawn the ship for necessaries. But not for his own debt. ... By the common law the master of a ship could not impawn the ship or goods; ..."

3. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"... for any debt of bis own, cannot impawn er hypothe- Hob. u. ia cate the ... impawn the vef- But in cafe fel or furniture ; for if flie be freighted, ..."

4. The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of by William Shakespeare (1807)
"Dr. Warburton explains impawn by engage, and so escapes the difficulty. ... To impawn seems here to have the same meaning as the French phrase sr commettre. ..."

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