Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of usury.

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Examples

  • By getting ahold of the money system, they were able to lend it out and charge exorbitant usuary (interest).

    Don't Bail Out the International Bankers

  • They were faithful in their payments til the loans were pulled out from under them by the exhorbitant usuary or by the loss of income.

    Don't Bail Out the International Bankers

  • They can easily eliminate usuary and lose nothing.

    Don't Bail Out the International Bankers

  • That's the legislation written by the credit card companies that has permitted lenders to escalate interest rates to outrageous, usuary-levels for average consumers.

    Hillary: I'll Crack Down On Mortgage Predators

  • Getting rid of usuary interests: absolutely! by crispy on Sunday, Jan 11, 2009 at 10: 57: 59 PM

    A Solution to the Financial Crisis

  • Getting rid of usuary interests: absolutely! by crispy on Sunday, Jan 11, 2009 at 10: 51: 38 PM

    A Solution to the Financial Crisis

  • What happened to things like usuary caps, and regulations to rein in these malefactors of great wealth?

    Jackson Williams: "Banksters" On Parade

  • So, why does Congress allow this obvious contradiction to centuries of basic contract law and usuary laws?

    Think Progress » Morally Bankrupt

  • The friends of the dead man, who followed, formed a rather small group, singularly well chosen to exhibit in its crudity the superficiality and the void of that existence of a great personage reduced to the intimacy of a theatrical manager thrice bankrupt, of a picture-dealer grown wealthy through usuary, of a nobleman of tarnished reputation, and of a few men about town without distinction.

    The Nabob

  • In New York the usuary rate is anything above 16% and anyone charging twice the usuary rate

    The Guardian World News

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