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pawn ticket

  1. a receipt given for goods left with a pawnbroker.
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Origin of pawn ticket

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for pawn ticket

Historical Examples

  • He put back his pawn-ticket, and did not try to produce any other credentials.

    Imaginary Interviews

    W. D. Howells

  • She placed in Meg's hand a pawn-ticket, as if she would perfectly understand.

    Mother Meg

    Catharine Shaw

  • It was a French pawn-ticket for a pledged watch, dated the previous night.

    The Lightning Conductor

    C. N. Williamson

  • Jobst, though he had made over his pawn-ticket, claimed to be Elector of Brandenburg; and voted for Himself.

  • I absently poked it up with a paper-knife, and then found that it was a pawn-ticket from Attenborough for 120 upon diamonds.

British Dictionary definitions for pawn ticket

pawn ticket

  1. a receipt for goods pawned
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