Definition of Overstocks

1. Noun. (plural of overstock) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of overstock) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overstocks

1. overstock [v] - See also: overstock

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstocks

overstepping
oversteps
overstimulate
overstimulated
overstimulates
overstimulating
overstimulation
overstir
overstirred
overstirring
overstirs
overstitch
overstock
overstocked
overstocking
overstocks (current term)
overstore
overstored
overstores
overstorey
overstoreys
overstories
overstoring
overstory
overstrain
overstrained
overstraining
overstrains
overstraitly
overstraw

Literary usage of Overstocks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"overstocks, *.,or UPPER-STOCKS. That is, upper stockings : haut de chausses, au old name for breeches. Baret has " Breeches, or men's ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"V < and Booksellers' overstocks \Ä/E have recently organized a Department of ... Publishers and booksellers having remain- ers or overstocks of books in any ..."

3. Principles of Government Purchasing by Arthur G. Thomas (1919)
"This will replace procedure which has resulted in delay, in overstocks, in shortages at critical periods and, most important of all, in lack of definite ..."

4. Library of Advertising (1911)
"What is the duty of the advertiser as to overstocks and slow-going merchandise? 2. How is the advertising manager to decide what goods are overstocks and ..."

5. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1910)
"We employ window displays in proper season and overstocks are closely priced. The window work is supplemented by liberal advertising. ..."

6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1885)
"The result of this policy is that he overstocks his shop ultimately with the poor copies bought for more than their value, lest perchance some possible ..."

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