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In a trice, perhaps, the dunderhead gets a loan! (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

credit

(Other definitions for credit that I've seen before include "Belief - trust - favourable acknowledgment", "Time given to pay for goods", "Distinction -- attribute", "it's on the cards?", "Acknowledgement of a contributor".)

I've seen this clue in Evening Standard.
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