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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb obsolete, transitive To
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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.