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pawnbroking

[pawn-broh-king] /ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the business of a pawnbroker.
Also, pawnbrokerage, pawnbrokery.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; pawnbrok(er) + -ing1
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  • The ancient business of pawnbroking remains essentially unchanged.

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