Origin of pawnbroking
Examples from the Web for pawnbroking
She is the daughter of a second-hand bookseller called Norman, and I believe he combines selling books with pawnbroking.
Pawnbroking establishments were finally authorized by Leo X., who threatened excommunication of those who wrote against them.History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science|John William Draper
The pawnbroking expression was remarkably apparent for a moment in Mrs. Wolfstein's eyes.The Woman With The Fan|Robert Hichens
Bart sold those, but from all accounts he was a Shylock when dealing, after seven o'clock, in the pawnbroking way.
To some extent the pawnbroking assistant may be said to control the destinies of the impecunious public.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards