pawn (v.)
stake, pledge, risk
3H6 III.iii.116 [Warwick to Lewis, of Edward's right to be king] Thereon I pawn my credit
3H6 IV.ii.9 [Warwick to George and Somerset] I hold it cowardice / To rest mistrustful where a noble heart / Hath pawned an open hand in sign of love
Luc 156 [of Tarquin] Pawning his honour to obtain his lust
MV III.v.77 [Jessica to Lorenzo, of a godly bet] if ... on the wager lay two earthly women, / And Portia one, there must be something else / Pawned with the other
TC I.iii.301 [Nestor to Aeneas, of Nestor's former prowess] I'll pawn this truth with my three drops of blood [F; Q prove]
Tim I.i.151 [Old Athenian to Timon, of Timon's agreement to provide a dowry] Pawn me to this your honour
Tim III.v.82 [Alcibiades to Senators, of his friend] I'll pawn my victories ... upon his good returns
WT II.iii.165 [Antigonus to Leontes, of the baby] I'll pawn the little blood which I have left / To save the innocent

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