Lombard

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Lombard

1. A banker or lender. The term is used especially when referring to a person rather than an institution.

2. Slang; a wealthy person who is greedy, stingy or otherwise morally obnoxious.
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In each of these Charles uses his new title: 'Charles by the Grace of God King of the Franks and the Langobards and Patricius of the Romans'.
And in his pity he bestowed on the Langobards the laws of his native land.
"Byzantium, New Rome!" brings the troubled history of the Goths, the Langobards, and Constantinople into the stockpot of Tolkien's stories.