Etymology
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pawnbroker (n.)

"one licensed to lend money at interest on pledge or deposit of goods," 1680s, from pawn (n.1) + broker (n.).

updated on March 03, 2020

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Definitions of pawnbroker from WordNet

pawnbroker (n.)
a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security;
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