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  • v. To pledge or pawn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To pledge or pawn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pledge or pawn.

Etymologies

Latin impignoratus, p. pl. of impignorare to pawn. See pignoration. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He has no lands, only the use of such as are impignorate for fines; he cannot enrich himself in the old way by marriages; thrift is the chief pillar of his future, and he knows and uses it.

    In the South Seas

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