pawnbroking

[ pawn-broh-king ]
/ ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kɪŋ /

noun

the business of a pawnbroker.

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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

Words nearby pawnbroking

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