pawnee (plural pawnees)
- (law) One or two whom a pledge is delivered as security; one who takes anything in pawn.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pawnee in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)