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shylock definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest [syn: usurer, loan shark, moneylender, shylock]
2: a merciless usurer in a play by Shakespeare

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: circa 1597 1. capitalized the Jewish usurer and antagonist of Antonio in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice 2. loan shark II. intransitive verb Date: circa 1934 to lend money at high rates of interest <exposé of systematic thievery…shylocking, and murder — Current Biography>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a hard-hearted money-lender; a miser. Etymology: character in Shakesp. Merchant of Venice



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