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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

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.

    Category: Business

Origin of odd lot:

1895–1900

odd′-lot′ter(n.)

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  1. odd lot(Noun)

    A block of shares of stock that is not a multiple of some number, usually 100.

  2. odd lot(Noun)

    A set of leftover goods, of a quantity less than an evenly divisible shippable unit, often sold at reduced price.

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