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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
2. Transfer of Property
 
788. Borrowing.
 
  
NOUN:BORROWING, pledging, pawning, putting up the spout [slang].
  borrowed plumes; plagiarism (thieving) [See Stealing].
  
VERB:BORROW, desume [obs.]; pawn, put up the spout [slang], patronize my uncle [slang].
  raise -, take up- money; raise the wind [slang]; get the -dough, - needful [both slang]; fly a kite, borrow of Peter to pay Paul; run into debt (debt) [See Debt].
  HIRE, rent, farm; take a -lease, - demise; take -, hire- by the -hour, - mile, - year &c.
  APPROPRIATE, adopt, apply, imitate, make use of, take; plagiarize, pirate.
  replevy.
  
ADJECTIVE:borrowed &c. v.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Neither a borrower nor a lender be.—Hamlet
  2. Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.—Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Who goes a borrowing Goes a sorrowing.—Tusser

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