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  1. acting as a broker
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  1. the business of a broker
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Word Origin for broking

C16: from obsolete verb broke; see broker
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Historical Examples of broking

  • It is only for short intervals that the customers in broking offices can be busy.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905


  • Tom's father is a broker, and Tom is by way of being a broker too, though I doubt if he is broking very much.

    The Major

    Ralph Connor

  • So the broking, banking, and the general financing businesses are grouped closely round the Royal Exchange.