Oversell

O`ver*sell`

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oversold (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overselling. ] 1. To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in selling price.
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One whose beauty
Would oversell all Italy.
Beau. & Fl.
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2. To sell beyond means of delivery. [Brokers' Cant]
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Oversold market (Brokers' Cant), a market in which stocks or commodities have been sold "short" to such an extent that it is difficult to obtain them for delivery.
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