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Word Meanings - BROKERY - Book Publishers vocabulary database

The business of a broker. And with extorting, cozening, forfeiting, And tricks belonging unto brokery. Marlowe.

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    The business of a broker. And with extorting, cozening, forfeiting, And tricks belonging unto brokery. Marlowe.
    The art or practice of cozening; artifice; fraud. Shak.
    The position, distribution, and order of persons and properties on the stage of a theater, as determined by the stage manager in rehearsal. 7. Care; anxiety; diligence. Chaucer. To do one's business, to ruin one. Wycherley. -- To make one's
    , One who practices extortion.
    To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2. (more info) 1. To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away ; to tear away; to wring
    1. The business or employment of a broker. Burke. 2. The fee, reward, or commission, given or changed for transacting business as a broker.
    One who tricks; a deceiver; a tricker; a cheat.
    One who practices extortion.
    In the manner of one transacting business wisely and by right methods.
    attain to, to concern); pref. be- + longen to desire. See Long, v. Note: 1. To be the property of; as, Jamaica belongs to Great Britain. 2. To be a part of, or connected with; to be appendant or related; to owe allegiance or service. A desert place
    Mean; servile. B. Jonson.
    One who cheats or defrauds.
    Liable to be forfeited; subject to forfeiture. For the future, uses shall be subject to the statutes of mortmain, and forfeitable, like the lands themselves. Blackstone.
    1. That which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects. "Thyself and thy belongings." Shak. 2. That which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage; an appurtenance. 3. Family; relations; household.
    1. To be guilty of a misdeed; to be criminal; to transgress. 2. To fail to keep an obligation. I will have the heart of him if he forfeit. Shak.
    1. The act of forfeiting; the loss of some right, privilege, estate, honor, office, or effects, by an offense, crime, breach of condition, or other act. Under pain of foreiture of the said goods. Hakluyt. 2. That which is forfeited; a penalty;
    To cheat; to defrand; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way. He had cozened the world by fine phrases. Macualay. Children may be cozened into a knowledge of the letters. Locke. Goring loved no man so well but that he
    Exhibiting artfulness; trickish. "My tricksy spirit!" Shak. he tricksy policy which in the seventeenth century passed for state wisdom. Coleridge.
    An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts, as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the negotiation. He generally
    A broker who deals in railway or other shares and securities.
    One who makes a business of lending money on the security of personal property pledged or deposited in his keeping.


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