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noun 
  1. (chess) The most common chess piece, each side having eight. Moves are only forward; attacks are only forward diagonally or en passant.
  2. (colloquial): Someone who is being manipulated or used to some end, usually not the end that individual would prefer.
Though a of the gods, her departure is the precipitating cause of the Trojan War.
  1. A type of shop that allows someone to buy and sell used items.
  2. An item sold to a pawn shop.
  3. An instance of selling to a pawn shop.
verb 
  1. to sell something to a pawn shop.
  2. (context, gaming) to render one's opponent as a mere pawn, especially in a real-time strategy game

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