Shylock was a character in one of Shakespear's plays (The Merchant of Venice). He was a Jewish usurer, so saying that a person is a Shylock means he's a loan shark.
You really shouldn't mess with the guys down on 57th, they're real shylocks and the interest rates will kill you.
by Isis January 01, 2005
Another term for a Mafia loan money collector. Personified by the character Chili Palmer from the "Get Shorty" and "Be Cool" novels and films.
I think i might go back to my old job being a shylock
by D THOMAS January 06, 2012
Zipper, fly. As a security feature for your 'shy bits'. True to its Shakespearean origins (the Merchant of Venice)it also holds a pound of flesh.
Your Shylock's undone - there's your pound of flesh LOL.
by Yao-han April 27, 2009