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Definition of pawn



  • a person manipulated in order to enact a plan.


    Citation from "Mr. Bob's Toddler Kaleidoscope", Up All Night (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 27 2011.

verb - transitive

  • to own.
    That shot from across the map pawned him.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by MakeMyDay from Bonn, Germany on Jan 21 2003.

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