Definition of Pawns. Meaning of Pawns. Synonyms of Pawns

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Definition of Pawns

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Pannage Pan"nage, n. [OF. pasnage, LL. pasnadium, pastinaticum, fr. pastionare to feed on mast, as swine, fr. L. pastio a pasturing, grazing. See Pastor.] (O. Eng. Law) (a) The food of swine in the woods, as beechnuts, acorns, etc.; -- called also pawns. (b) A tax paid for the privilege of feeding swine in the woods.
Pawn
Pawn Pawn, n. See Pan, the masticatory.
Pawn
Pawn Pawn, n. [OE. paune, poun, OF. peon, poon, F. pion, LL. pedo a foot soldier, fr. L. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pioneer, Peon.] (Chess) A man or piece of the lowest rank.

Meaning of Pawns from wikipedia

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- eight pawns, one on each square of their second rank. The white pawns start on a2 through h2; the black pawns start on a7 through h7. Individual pawns are...
- game of chess, the pawn structure (sometimes known as the pawn skeleton) is the configuration of pawns on the chessboard. Because pawns are the least mobile...
- pawn is a pawn that has no friendly pawn on an adjacent file. Isolated pawns are usually a weakness because they cannot be protected by other pawns....
- chess, a p****ed pawn is a pawn with no opposing pawns to prevent it from advancing to the eighth rank; i.e. there are no opposing pawns in front of it...
- A pawn shop is a shop that takes possessions as pledge. Pawn Shop may also refer to: Pawn Shop (album), a 2016 album by Brothers Osborne "Pawn Shop", a...
- tactic in which two connected p****ed pawns are used to mutually defend each other to promotion. This allows the pawns to more easily travel down the board...
- describe chess moves. Backward pawns are usually a positional disadvantage because they are unable to be defended by other pawns. Also, the opponent can place...
- In chess, doubled pawns are two pawns of the same color residing on the same file. Pawns can become doubled only when one pawn captures onto a file on...
- the pawns are on the same side of the board – the stronger side should try to create a p****ed pawn by exchanging pawns Usually, endings with pawns on both...