Definition of pawnbrokery in English:

pawnbrokery

Pronunciation /ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊk(ə)ri/

noun

rare
  • 1A pawnbroker's business or premises.

  • 2Pawnbroking.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Taylor (1765–1836), reviewer and translator. From pawn + brokery, after pawnbroker.