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pawn ticket

a receipt given for goods left with a pawnbroker.
Origin of pawn ticket
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was unsealed, and she slipped in her finger and pulled out—a pawn ticket!

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace
  • Helen handed it over, "it looks exactly like a pawn ticket does'nt it?"

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • But finally the time of retribution came, as come it does and must to every possessor of a pawn ticket.

    Fair to Look Upon

    Mary Belle Freeley
  • On his way back to the depot he met a friend, to whom he sold the pawn ticket for $1.50.

    The New Pun Book

    Thomas A. Brown and Thomas Joseph Carey
  • Had any of the servants left you between the time the brooch was lost and the date of the pawn ticket?

    Martin Hewitt, Investigator Arthur Morrison
  • It seemed a veritable betrayal of her mistress to disclose such a sordid matter as the search for a pawn ticket.

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for pawn ticket

pawn ticket

a receipt for goods pawned
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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