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pawn shop
used in Turtles All the Way Down

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a shop that offers loans to individuals who use their personal property as collateral; the property is sold if the loan isn't repaid
  • Our little caravan headed west on Eighty-Sixth Street to Michigan Road, and then followed it down past Walmart, past the pawnshops and payday loan outfits to the gates of Davis's estate across the road from the art museum.
    p. 99.3

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