[paw-nij] /ˈpɔ nɪdʒ/
the act of .
[pawn-broh-ker] /ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər/ noun 1. a person whose business is lending money at interest on personal, movable property deposited with the lender until redeemed. /ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkə/ noun 1. a dealer licensed to lend money at a specified rate of interest on the security of movable personal property, which can be sold if the loan is not […]
[pawn-broh-king] /ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kɪŋ/ noun 1. the business of a .
[pawn] /pɔn/ verb (used with object) 1. to deposit as security, as for money borrowed, especially with a : He raised the money by pawning his watch. 2. to pledge; stake; risk: to pawn one’s life. noun 3. the state of being deposited or held as security, especially with or by a : jewels in […]
[paw-nee] /pɔˈni/ noun, plural Pawnees (especially collectively) Pawnee for 1. 1. a member of a confederacy of North American Plains Indians of Caddoan stock formerly located along the Platte River valley, Nebraska, and now living in northern Oklahoma. 2. the Caddoan language of the Pawnee Indians. /pɔːˈniː/ noun 1. (pl) -nees, -nee. a member of […]