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loaner

[loh-ner] /ˈloʊ nər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that loans.
2.
something, as an automobile or appliance, that is lent especially to replace an item being serviced or repaired.
Origin of loaner
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; loan1 + -er1
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Word Origin and History for loaner
n.

1884, "one who lends," agent noun from loan (v.). Meaning "a thing loaned" especially in place of one being repaired, is from 1926.

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