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pawnshop

[ pawn-shop ]
/ ˈpɔnˌʃɒp /
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noun
the shop of a pawnbroker, especially one where unredeemed items are displayed and sold.
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Origin of pawnshop

First recorded in 1840–50; pawn1 + shop
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British Dictionary definitions for pawnshop

pawnshop
/ (ˈpɔːnˌʃɒp) /

noun
the premises of a pawnbroker
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