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pawn

a chessman of the lowest theoretical value, limited to forward moves of one square at a time with the option of two squares on its initial move: it captures with a diagonal move only

pawn

A covered passageway or gallery.
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Partially offsetting this effect is the current trend in pawn loans and cash advance balances, which have shown better than expected growth thus far, leading to an estimate for the full year of 2004 of earnings per share of $1.