verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM ShylockShy·lock·i·an, adjectiveShy·lock·y, adjective
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How Shylock—how the old Jew with his inexorable pound of flesh-worship, creeps up in every section of human society!Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
The lesson of Shylock is not profound, but its mastery saves a world of trouble.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
I'm putting up with a deal of ill-usage, and when I try to be happy with you, you won't drink, and you tell me about Shylock.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
The vengeance of Baldassare is almost preternatural; it surpasses the wrath of Achilles and the malignity of Shylock.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
The week in which during all the years of many and long ages benighted people sacrificed their Christs to Shylock gods.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
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Cultural definitions for Shylock
The merciless moneylender in The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare. He demands a pound of flesh (see also pound of flesh) from the title character of the play after the merchant defaults on his debt.