"moskeneer" Definition

  1. to pawn with a view to obtaining more than the actual value of an article. There are, in various parts of the country, men who make MOSKENEERING a profession—that is, they buy jewellery which, though fairly good, is not so good as it seems, and pawn it as opportunity occurs. It is notorious that some men can obtain a much larger sum on a given article than others can; though the smallest of these professionals generally manage to get good livings, which does not say much for the judgment of those constant inspectors of personal property—pawnbrokers’ assistants.

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Position in the dictionary: 2231 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: mot, mouchey, mouldy, mouldy-grubs, mount, mountain-dew, mountain-pecker, mounter, mourning, mouse
Previous words in the dictionary: mortgage-deed, mortar-board, morris, more-ish., moral, mopusses, mops and brooms, mop up, mop, moonshine

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