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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishShylockShy‧lock /ˈʃaɪlɒk $ -lɑːk/  a character in the play The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. He is a Jewish money-lender who lends money to Antonio. When Antonio is unable to pay the money back, Shylock says he has the right to cut a pound of flesh from Antonio’s body. see also get/take/demand etc your pound of flesh at pound1
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