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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security.

Usage examples (36)
  • And the sneering that accompanies every use of the word pawnbroker is palpable.
  • I come hup jest when the perleeceman and the pawnbroker were a-gripping yer.
  • The safekeeping of property given to the pawnbroker is the pawnbroker's responsibility;
  • Yes, I'm a pawnbroker, don't have nothing but the best for more
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