Examples from the Web for pawnbroker
Its ternate character is shown even in the uncoiling of the fronds, the three round balls suggesting the sign of the pawnbroker.The Fern Lover's Companion|George Henry Tilton
The pawnbroker asked that the brooch might be returned, and wanted to pay back the money.The Opal Serpent|Fergus Hume
Another source of profit is the surplus over the amount loaned which the pawnbroker receives from the sales of unredeemed pledges.Lights and Shadows of New York Life|James D. McCabe
The lady is equally pleased—away she goes with the boots to a pawnbroker's.
Figg the pawnbroker—who was originally from Alcester—considered himself learned in the law.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood