impawn (v.) Old form(s): impon'd
wager, pledge, stake
Ham V.ii.146[Osrick to Hamlet, of Laertes] he has impawned ... six French rapiers [reading of Q2 impaund; F impon'd];
Ham V.ii.160[Hamlet to Osrick, of what has been wagered] Why is this all impawned [F: impon'd]
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