pawnbroking

[pawn-broh-king]
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noun

the business of a pawnbroker.

Nearby words

  1. pawn,
  2. pawn off,
  3. pawn ticket,
  4. pawnage,
  5. pawnbroker,
  6. pawnee,
  7. pawner,
  8. pawnor,
  9. pawnshop,
  10. pawpaw

Also pawn·bro·ker·age [pawn-broh-ker-ij] /ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər ɪdʒ/, pawn·bro·ker·y [pawn-broh-ker-ee] /ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər i/.

Origin of pawnbroking

First recorded in 1805–15; pawnbrok(er) + -ing1

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