from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contract for the sale or purchase of merchandise, or of stock, at a future time.
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No business done to-day; 'change deserted; not a time-bargain to be had for love or money; most of the bulls in bed.
(for I so consider it) as to enter into a time-bargain, therefore he is not to be believed upon his oath?
The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, commonly called Lord Cochrane, the Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander M'Rae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lyte for A Conspiracy In the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall, on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814
I could almost swear that some of those fellows who have sold to-day are working for a time-bargain. "