188. 'Pawn', 'pawnor', 'pawnee' and 'pawnbroker'.

A 'pawn' or 'pledge'1 is a bailment of personal property as a security for some debt or engagement2.

A 'pawnor' is one who, being liable to an engagement, gives to the person to whom he is liable a thing to be held as a security for the payment of his debt or the fulfilment of his liability