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Usury, the practice of taking interest for money: “that use is not forbidden u.” Sonn. 6, 5. “like u. applying wet to wet,” Compl. 40. “'twas never merry world since of two --es the merriest was put down, and the worser allowed by order of law a furred gown,” Meas. III, 2, 7. “make edicts for u., to support usurers,” Cor. I, 1, 84. “banish u., that makes the senate ugly,” Tim. III, 5, 99. “did you but know the city's --es and felt them knowingly,” Cymb. III, 3, 45.
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