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  Words related to pawn

Related / Similar Words: instrument, cat's-paw, soak, hock

 

Definition:
  • borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan;
  • (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;
  • a person used by another to gain an end;
  • an article deposited as security;
  • leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather''s gold watch";

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    Derivational Morphology: soak, hock

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: pješak   Breton: pezh  
    Croatian: pješak   Dutch: pion  
    Esperanto: peono   Estonian: ettur  
    Finnish: sotilas   French: pion  
    German: Bauer   Greek: πιόνι  
    Hebrew: חייל   Norwegian: bonde  
    Persian: سرباز   Polish: pionek  
    Portuguese: peão   Russian: пешка  
    Slovak: pešiak   Slovene: kmet  
    Spanish: peón   Swedish: bonde  
     
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