Definition of Pawnshop

1. Noun. A shop where loans are made with personal property as security.

Exact synonyms: Loan Office, Pawnbroker's Shop
Generic synonyms: Shop, Store



Definition of Pawnshop

1. Noun. The business premises of a pawnbroker; where loans are made, with personal property as security ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pawnshop

1. a place where things are pawned [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pawnshop

pawnce
pawnces
pawne
pawned
pawned off
pawnees
pawner
pawners
pawning
pawning off
pawnless
pawnor
pawnors
pawns
pawns off
pawnshop (current term)
pawnshops
pawpaw
pawpaws
pawprint
pawprints
paws
pawsful
pax
paxes
paxil
paxillin
paxillose
paxillus
paxis

Literary usage of Pawnshop

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1. French Men and French Manners by Albert Dresden Vandam (1895)
"Poverty-stricken Paris still—The paternal pawnshop, otherwise " Le Mont de Pie'te"—The ... Proofs to the contrary—The tailors at the central pawnshop. ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"... pawnshop For you Entente nations; In the distance looms grim hunger, Times are pinching, times are pinching For you're short of rations! ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"... who was closely examining some silver spoons which appeared to be very old and were no A TYPICAL pawnshop doubt an heirloom in the woman's family. ..."

4. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"... was closely examining some silver spoons which appeared to be very old and were no , , ., A TYPICAL pawnshop doubt an heirloom in the woman's family. ..."

5. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"e town—Still alive—The Red Cross—A pandemonium—Dividing loot—A pawnshop—Furs, gold and silk embroideries. I TOOK a stroll through the town. ..."

6. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World: Performed in Her Majesty's Ship by Edward Belcher, Richard Brinsley Hinds, Great Britain Admiralty (1872)
"... Market—Tartar Town—Chinese Execution—The pawnshop—Cash—Low Opium-shop. THE coup d'ceil, as you sail towards Hong Kong, is peculiar and striking. ..."

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