Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To pledge or pawn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To pledge or pawn.

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  • verb obsolete, transitive To pledge or pawn.

Etymologies

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

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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