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