|a cooperative association whose members can obtain low-interest loans out of their combined savings|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
An organization formed by employees of a company or institution to make personal loans at low interest rates to all employees of that company or institution.