from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The business of a broker; the broker's trade: as, furniture-broking: pawnbroking.
  • Engaged as a broker.
  • Pertaining to the business of a broker or a pawnbroker.
  • Pandering; pimping.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Of or pertaining to a broker or brokers, or to brokerage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The craft or profession of a broker; mediation in a sale or transaction.
  • noun computing The action of a broker agent; exchange of messages or transactions involving a software agent.


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