Definitions

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  • adj. Suitable for being pawned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being pawned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being pawned.

Etymologies

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pawn +‎ -able

Examples

  • The trouble with the beginner at the writing game is the long, dry spells, when there is never an editor's cheque and everything pawnable is pawned.

    Chapter 26

  • Within minutes Ariana had gathered several pawnable baubles and trinkets, including a few diamond tennis bracelets, a ruby necklace, and several iPods.

    Beautiful Disaster

  • When it comes down to it you're just another mark, another source of easy cash/food/pawnable goods.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • I had now no clothes except what I stood up in — the coat badly out at the elbow — an overcoat, moderately pawnable, and one spare shirt.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • With tears in her eyes, my wife, Bonnie, handed me our only pawnable asset—an $800 set of sterling silver flatware, a Christmas present from her parents the year before.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • But all the same, after she'd lighted her cigarette in her own room she drew a long breath and pottered about her few possessions until she found something pawnable.

    Little Miss By-The-Day

  • Whether this is because pride makes people cling to their living-room furniture to the last, or because bedding is more pawnable, I do not know, but certainly many of the bedrooms I saw were fearful places.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • I had now no clothes except what I stood up inthe coat badly out at the elbowan overcoat, moderately pawnable, and one spare shirt.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • He was interested in the kuemmel, and in the pistols, which were pawnable.

    Tramping on Life

  • He was interested in the kümmel, and in the pistols, which were pawnable.

    Tramping on Life An Autobiographical Narrative

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