from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pawnbroker's shop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a shop where loans are made with personal property as security
  • n. an office where loans are negotiated and repaid


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