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mortgage
used in Cujo

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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)
  • Me, I've got seventeen years left on a twenty-year mortgage and twin girls who have their hearts set on Bridgton Academy.
  • You've got your own mortgage, your own kid, plus that old jag sportster that's going to half-buck you to death.'
  • She and Joe had a little over four thousand dollars in their savings account after fifteen years. just about enough to cover three quarters of ,their outstanding debts, if you excluded the mortgage on the farm.
  • She could not bring herself to think about the mortgage except payment by payment.
  • Mr. Shouper at the Casco Bank in Bridgton had explained to her that if the money was put in a special trust account, it plus the lottery money would make nearly all the outstanding mortgage payments over the next five years.

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