Green’s Dictionary of Slang

feint n.

(UK Und.) a pawnbroker.

[UK]Flash Dict.
[UK]G. Kent Modern Flash Dict.
[UK]Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open.
[UK]Duncombe New and Improved Flash Dict.
[UK]Kendal Mercury 14 Feb. 3/3: The quantity of clothes they receive from benevolent people is almost incredible — which their ‘fancy Molls’ either dispose of to feints (pawnbrokers) or send by rail to ‘toggery fencers’ (dealers in old clothes).
[US]Matsell Vocabulum.