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 for Pawned
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pawn \Pawn\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pawned; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pawning.]
     1. To give or deposit in pledge, or as security for the
        payment of money borrowed; to put in pawn; to pledge; as,
        to pawn one's watch.
  
     Syn: hock [colloq].
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                And pawned the last remaining piece of plate.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To pledge for the fulfillment of a promise; to stake; to
        risk; to wager; to hazard.
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              Pawning his honor to obtain his lust. --Shak.
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