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Plural for a chess piece in which each side has eight
“After Black recaptures BxQ, White is free to move his pawn to d6 and win back his queen after Black moves his king.”
Plural for a person used by others for their own purposes
“To her father, she was merely a bargaining tool, a pawn in the game of politics, not a daughter.”
Plural for something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
“After the fall of Montreal in 1760, the French crown saw Louisiana as an expensive liability and used it as a pawn to induce Spain to join in the war against England in 1762.”
Plural for a person who is obsequiously willing to obey or serve another person
Plural for someone who is considered insignificant or of no importance
Plural for any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess
To give as security on a loan
“There was even a time that he had such difficulty making ends meet that he had to pawn his wedding ring.”
To obtain a loan by giving away the right of seizure to the lender over a fixed property
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