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pawn2

pawn2

 
pronunciation:
pawn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the eight pieces in the game of chess. The pawn has the lowest value and is placed in the front rank at the beginning of a game.
similar words:
piece
definition 2: a person, group, or thing used by a powerful person, nation, or the like to gain an advantage.
The princess was used as a pawn to strengthen relations between her country and its enemy through her marriage.
similar words:
creature, dummy, pigeon, puppet
Word History
Pawn comes from a Latin word that means "foot soldier."