A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

USED

Fri, 4 Mar '22
Put into service
Wed, 17 Nov '21
Treated as a pawn
Mon, 20 Sep '21
Secondhand
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Like thrift shop wares
Thu, 11 Mar '21
Like most books offered on AbeBooks.com
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Kind of bookstore