pawnshop

noun
pawn·​shop | \ ˈpȯn-ˌshäp How to pronounce pawnshop (audio) , ˈpän-\

Definition of pawnshop

: a pawnbroker's shop

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According to a database of pawnshop transactions reviewed by Auburn police, the suspect pawn shops paid more than $4.1 million to sellers who brought them nearly 48,000 items in the past six years. Fox News, "Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says," 2 Aug. 2019 According to a database of pawnshop transactions reviewed by Auburn police, the suspect pawn shops paid more than $4.1 million to sellers who brought them nearly 48,000 items in the past six years. Fox News, "Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says," 2 Aug. 2019 According to a database of pawnshop transactions reviewed by Auburn police, the suspect pawn shops paid more than $4.1 million to sellers who brought them nearly 48,000 items in the past six years. Washington Post, "FBI: Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring," 2 Aug. 2019 According to a database of pawnshop transactions reviewed by Auburn police, the suspect pawn shops paid more than $4.1 million to sellers who brought them nearly 48,000 items in the past six years. NBC News, "Amazon drivers part of $10 million theft ring, FBI says," 1 Aug. 2019 Authorities are offering a reward of up to $10,000 after more than 30 firearms were stolen from a Wisconsin pawnshop. Mara H. Gottfried, Twin Cities, "After 30 guns stolen from Wis. pawnshop, some showed up in Minneapolis and now a $10K reward is on the table," 27 June 2019 In a revelatory performance, Maron brings his own smart, acerbic persona to a man who never intended to own a pawnshop. Ann Hornaday, Twin Cities, "‘Sword of Trust’ is a beguiling, smart — and surprisingly deep — comedy," 25 July 2019 Mel owns a pawnshop in Birmingham, Ala. Jon Bass is his assistant, Nathaniel. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "In ‘Sword of Trust,’ it’s blade runners on the loose," 17 July 2019 Three men have been arrested in connection with a 2016 Vallejo pawnshop robbery which left the store owner and his dog dead, and a second man seriously injured, Vallejo police announced Wednesday. John Glidden, The Mercury News, "Three arrested in connection with deadly North Bay pawn shop robbery," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of pawnshop

1749, in the meaning defined above

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pawnshop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pawnshop

: a pawnbroker's shop

pawnshop

noun
pawn·​shop

Legal Definition of pawnshop

: a pawnbroker's shop

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