What does the word pawnbroker mean?

Usage examples for pawnbroker

  1. Would the pawnbroker hide the frame and then call the police? – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  2. It was true it had for a few months reposed on the shelf of a pawnbroker in the Strand, to whom she had confided it during that terrible time just before she met with Barton. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  3. The tailor's trade did not seem likely to lead to much, unless it were combined with something else, and a brilliant opening offered itself, as he was at work for a pawnbroker in Hounsditch. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp