odd lot

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odd lot

n.
A quantity that differs from a standard trading unit, especially an amount of stock of fewer than 100 shares.

odd′-lot′ adj.

odd lot

n
1. (Commerce) a batch of merchandise that contains less than or more than the usual number of units
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange a number of securities less than the standard trading unit of 100

odd′ lot′


n.
1. a quantity or amount less than the conventional unit of trading.
2. (in a stock transaction) a quantity of stock less than 100 shares.
[1895–1900]
odd′-lot′, adj
odd′-lot′ter, n.
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