Last modified on 8 July 2014, at 18:48

pawning

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

pawning

  1. Present participle of pawn.

NounEdit

pawning (plural pawnings)

  1. The act by which something is pawned.
    • Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier
      Her road had again seemed to stretch out endless; she imagined that there might be hundreds and hundreds of such things that Edward was concealing from her — that they might necessitate more mortgagings, more pawnings of bracelets []