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Overstock  n.  Stock in excess.

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"Overstock" Quotes from Famous Books

... is unspeakably sacred in Hindoo eyes, and is as unsanitary as it is sacred, and smells like the rind of the dorian. It is the headquarters of the Brahmin faith, and one-eighth of the population are priests of that church. But it is not an overstock, for they have all India as a prey. All India flocks thither on pilgrimage, and pours its savings into the pockets of the priests in a generous stream, which never fails. A priest with a good stand on the ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

... close of hostilities many industries which had been created by the demands of war ceased, and thousand of men were thrown out of employment. The disbandment of the Volunteer Army would undoubtedly add hundreds of thousands to this number, and thus still further overstock and embarrass the labor-market. The prospect was not encouraging, and many ...
— Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2) • James Gillespie Blaine

Words linked to "Overstock" :   stock, stock up, understock

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