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pawn ticket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pawn ticket a pawnbroker's receipt for articles taken as security
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pawn ticket a receipt given by the pawnbroker for an article pledged.
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Usage

In literature:

For some time she had been troubled and depressed, for she had found several pawn tickets in Von Barwig's room.
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
On one occasion when Albert Smith wanted his hat and umbrella on leaving the Club, the attendant presented him pawn-tickets for the articles.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
Why, they told you when they got to Pittsburgh, after the altercation, that he produced the pawn-ticket!
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
I always carry my pawn tickets in my stocking.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
On her wrist was a watch that might get pawned for a plane ticket.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
He pawned a small lady's gold watch, which he said his deceased wife had left him, and with the money bought a ticket for Cincinnati.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
There are half-a-dozen of them here on the pawn-tickets.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
He put back his pawn-ticket, and did not try to produce any other credentials.
"Imaginary Interviews" by W. D. Howells
I showed my pawn-ticket, and inquired concerning it.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
The same one that's on the pawn ticket.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
Even the poor people had to pay for the revenue-stamps on the pawn-tickets when they pledged articles.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
Of course, Jim had not intended to get the young greenhorn into any trouble when he had sold him the pawn-ticket.
"McAllister and His Double" by Arthur Train
Yet the rascal must have given it for the pawn-ticket.
"The Pagan's Cup" by Fergus Hume
Now one curious thing that he has done was to attempt to destroy some pawn-tickets.
"Final Proof" by R. Ottolengui
Jefferies undertook to pawn their watches in order to get the money for the railway ticket.
"The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies" by Walter Besant
Before leaving Warsaw he announced in the club that he would return sitting upon a pillow stuffed with pawn-tickets.
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
From the fading splendor of an evening beautifully described, he tumbles into the sordid day of a house rich in pawn tickets.
"The Critical Game" by John Albert Macy
I told her to bring me her pawn-tickets and I would go over them with her.
"Our House" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
I pawned the watch for a hundred rubles, and carried him the ticket.
"A Russian Proprietor" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
There are half-a-dozen of them here on the pawn-tickets.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 6" by Various
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In poetry:

O Cohen, if thine heart we cannot touch,
Then on the old pawn-ticket, say, how much?
Thou wilt advance in cash to guard for thee
Thine old security?
"If Cohen Would" by C J Dennis

In news:

Many pawn shop s charge $20 if you can t produce your ticket when you come to pick up the item, Josephson says.
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