from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In stock-broking, an order given by a person to his broker to sell or buy a specified stock when the price reaches a specified figure.
- n. An order issued out of the court of chancery on petition of one having an assigned or other interest in funds in the hands of the paymaster-general of that court, staying the payment thereof. Any person who has a lien on funds in court may obtain a stop-order.
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