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preference stock

noun, British
Origin of preference stock
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • preference stock will doubtless be placed at par in the market before the sailing of the ship next year.

    The Atlantic Telegraph William Howard Russell
  • preference stock will, in all probability, be again placed at par in the market before the sailing of the ship next year.

    The Atlantic Telegraph William Howard Russell

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