Definition of Pawnbrokers

1. Noun. (plural of pawnbroker) ¹



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Definition of Pawnbrokers

1. pawnbroker [n] - See also: pawnbroker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pawnbrokers

pawks
pawky
pawl
pawled
pawless
pawling
pawls
pawn
pawn off
pawn ticket
pawnable
pawnage
pawnages
pawnbroker
pawnbroker's shop
pawnbrokers (current term)
pawnbroking
pawnbrokings
pawnce
pawnces
pawne
pawned
pawned off
pawnees
pawner
pawners
pawning
pawning off
pawnless
pawnor

Literary usage of Pawnbrokers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1831)
"pawnbrokers refusing to deliver up goods pledged within one ... pawnbrokers receiving notice from the owners of goods before the expiration of a year, ..."

2. Political Dictionary: Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both by Charles Knight (1846)
"pawnbrokers are required by the act to keep books in which all goods taken in ... pawnbrokers or other persons buying or taking in pledge unfinished goods, ..."

3. The Essentials of Business Law by Francis Marion Burdick (1902)
"pawnbrokers.—Early in this section we referred to the fact that pawn is an older term than pledge or collateral security, and that, while it is legally ..."

4. The Essentials of Business Law by Francis Marion Burdick (1902)
"pawnbrokers.—Early in this section we referred to the fact that pawn is an older term than pledge or collateral security, and that, while it is legally ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1918)
"Business of pawnbrokers, etc. There are many statutes to be found in England and ... which regulate and in a measure restrain the business of pawnbrokers; ..."

6. The Penal Code of the State of California: Adopted February 14, 1872, with by California, Charles Howard Fairall (1909)
"pawnbrokers, what interest may charge. 841. ... pawnbrokers, register to be kept. §889. Every person who carries on the business of a pawnbroker, ..."

7. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1883)
"Report from the Select Committee of the House of Commons on pawnbrokers ; together with Minutes of ... The pawnbrokers' Act, 1872, with Explanatory Notes. ..."

8. Of Toronto the Good, a Social Study: The Queen City of Canada as it is by Christopher St. George Clark (1898)
"pawnbrokers. •} The sign of the three gilt balls is very common on York street and Queen street west, and where the ancient badge of the pawnbroker is not ..."

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