Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To put to use, as money; lend on interest.

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

  • intransitive verb obsolete To put money to usury; to lend on interest.

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

  • verb obsolete To put money to usury; to lend on interest.

Etymologies

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Latin feneratus, past participle of faenero, fenero ("I lend on interest"), from faenus ("interest").

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