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mortgage
used in Persuasion

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Definition
a real estate loan; or to offer real estate as collateral for a loan

(collateral is something that has to be given to the lender if the loan isn't paid as agreed)
  • He had condescended to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend to sell.
    Chapter 1 (96% in)

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