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broking

/ˈbrəʊkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
acting as a broker
noun
2.
the business of a broker
Word Origin
C16: from obsolete verb broke; see broker
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  • It is only for short intervals that the customers in broking offices can be busy.

  • Tom's father is a broker, and Tom is by way of being a broker too, though I doubt if he is broking very much.

    The Major Ralph Connor
  • So the broking, banking, and the general financing businesses are grouped closely round the Royal Exchange.

    The Evolution of Modern Capitalism John Atkinson Hobson

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