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Dictionary definition for: Pawn

1. (n) an article deposited as security

2. (v) leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather''s gold watch"

3. (n) a person used by another to gain an end

4. (n) (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

5. (n) borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan

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