from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of overstock.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overstock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Knee-breeches.


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  • Sierra Trading Post purchases brand name overstocks, closeouts and 2nds, and passes the savings on to its customers - selling outdoor gear, shoes, men's clothing, women's clothing, accessories and home furnishings at 35 to 70% savings every day.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Earlier this fall I discovered Half Price Books — it is a Midwest chain of used bookstores that carries both used and overstocks.

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  • They've done this to me before several times when a book is about to come out in paperback, getting rid of overstocks I suppose.

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  • A good part of TJX's business consists of buying overstocks and prior season fashions — often with brand-name labels — from manufacturers at deep discounts and reselling them at bargain prices.

    Discounter TJX Posts 7.9% Rise in Profit

  • Its new Famous Brand Electronics will carry factory overstocks and clearance merchandise.

    Shufflin' At The Shack

  • And so in a wonderful twist to it all they will begin to sell their overstocks on the black market.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Unlike the average retailer, H&M never overstocks, even on best sellers, to avoid clearance sales.

    A New Fashion Frontier

  • Merchants, with a product mix oriented toward cool weather apparel, are now faced with overstocks of fall merchandise and will have to clear out that product with markdowns to make room for holiday stock.

    Nobel Laureate Al Gore

  • Save big on overstocks, closeouts, sample sales and NEW items ..

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  • At the risk of giving away the location of my secret stash of fabulous clothing in sizes from 2 to 3X, look at then go pick up last season's overstocks on ebay.

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