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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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A COUPLE pawned off pounds 3,500 worth of treasured jewellery hours after the precious possessions were stolen.
She claims that the most expensive gems were pawned off and only the costume jewellery was returned.
They had to borrow $57 million from the league's credit facility, an action that occurs with many clubs, but is being pawned off on the would be ownership group headed by Pittsburgh sports attorney Chuck Greenberg, and current Rangers president and Hall of Fame pitcher, Nolan Ryan.