loan office


loan office

loan office ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. an office for making loans or receiving payments on loans.
  2. a public office for receiving subscriptions to a government loan.
  3. a pawnbroker’s shop.

Origin of loan office First recorded in 1710–20 Examples from the Web for loan office Historical Examples of loan office

  • The incident, it appears, was considered closed with the defeat of the loan-office bill.

    The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)

    Albert J. Beveridge

  • I have had loan-office bills, drawn on the commissioners of the United States, presented to me.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

  • The second term means monies put into the loan-office of the United States.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

  • She brought me word they had no such sum to spare; I said they might mortgage their house in the loan-office.

    Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin

  • They hoped, by putting their money in the loan-office, though in a depreciated state, to receive hard money for it by and by.

    Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)

    Thomas Hart Benton

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