loan office ExamplesWord Origin noun
- an office for making loans or receiving payments on loans.
- a public office for receiving subscriptions to a government loan.
- 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.
Albert J. Beveridge
I have had loan-office bills, drawn on the commissioners of the United States, presented to me.
The second term means monies put into the loan-office of the United States.
She brought me word they had no such sum to spare; I said they might mortgage their house in the loan-office.
They hoped, by putting their money in the loan-office, though in a depreciated state, to receive hard money for it by and by.
Thomas Hart Benton