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Shylock (A)

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A grasping money-lender. (See above.)

“Respectable people withdrew from the trade, and the money-lending business was entirely in the hands of the Shylocks… . Those who had to borrow coin were obliged to submit to the expensive subterfuges of the Shylocks, from whose net once caught, there was little chance of escape.”—A. Egmont-Hake: Free Trade in Capital, chap. vii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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