Definition of Usurer. Meaning of Usurer. Synonyms of Usurer

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Definition of Usurer

Usurer
Usurer U"su*rer, n. [F. usurier, LL. usurarius. See Usury, and cf. Usurarious.] 1. One who lends money and takes interest for it; a money lender. [Obs.] If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury. --Ex. xxii. 25. 2. One who lends money at a rate of interest beyond that established by law; one who exacts an exorbitant rate of interest for the use of money. He was wont to call me usurer. --Shak.

Meaning of Usurer from wikipedia

- defined by a nation's laws. Someone who practices usury can be called a usurer, but in contemporary English may be called a loan shark. In many historical...
- B****anio and his best friend, Antonio enter into an agreement with the usurer Shylock. B****anio is not the main character of the play, but his 73 lines...
- antisemitism". religious (Jew as Christ-killer), economic (Jew as banker, usurer, money-obsessed), social (Jew as social inferior, "pushy," vulgar, therefore...
- the greed of the usurer: Therefore is there, on this earth, no greater enemy of man (after the devil) than a gripe-money, and usurer, for he wants to...
- suicide of her father is in debt with a usurer, Leccalecca Nuccio Siano as Franco Leccalecca (season 1), an usurer Luisa Esposito as Marina (season 1), Donna...
- undesirable which incur people’s ill-will, as those of tax-gatherers and usurers. Unbecoming to a gentleman, too, and vulgar are the means of livelihood...
- who has committed suicide due to the growing demands for money from the usurer Leccalecca. The loan shark is killed by the clan, and Marta provides the...
- institution of profit sharing, confiscation of war profits, prosecution of usurers and profiteers, nationalization of trusts, communalization of department...
- in outline form in La Mode in March 1830 under the title l’Usurier (The Usurer), and then in August 1830 in the periodical Le Voleur. The actual novella...
- Tanaji Malusare... Hardiman, David (1996). Feeding the Baniya: Peasants and Usurers in Western India. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-563956-8. Roy...
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