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pawn shop
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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a shop that offers loans to individuals who use their personal property as collateral (collateral means the property is sold by the lender if the loan isn't repaid)
  • For them too history was a tale like any other too often heard, their land a pawnshop.
    Episode 2 — Nestor (10% in)

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