pawnbroking establishments were finally authorized by Leo X., who threatened excommunication of those who wrote against them.
pawnbroking was an important part of a booksellers business.
One of the first buildings that one notices is the Mont de Pit, the chief of the Paris pawnbroking establishments.
pawnbroking and money-lending on the part of Jews are hedged about by a series of oppressive regulations.
Bart sold those, but from all accounts he was a Shylock when dealing, after seven o'clock, in the pawnbroking way.
There was but one window in the little "rickle of brick" which their pawnbroking Jew landlord called a "commodious cottage."
Grissy—he's my friend—Grissy says pawnbroking is only a more vulgar form of banking.
She is the daughter of a second-hand bookseller called Norman, and I believe he combines selling books with pawnbroking.
No details were given, but the police were asked to look out for the watch and chain in pawnbroking establishments and elsewhere.
The pawnbroking expression was remarkably apparent for a moment in Mrs. Wolfstein's eyes.