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Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.


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Answer: shylock

The word shylock derives from the name of the money-lending merchant in the play. It has come to denote "a userer."


Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
If you spot an error or disagree with anything I've said here,
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(the Mootguy)

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