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On board

Used in the context of general equities. Long.

On Board

1. Informal for a long position.

2. Informal; describing a situation where goods have been loaded onto the vessel used to carry them to the destination. The term is used on a bill of lading.
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I must admit that he did not believe in the unicorn, and was the only one on board who did not share that universal conviction.
The anchorage proving unsafe, and water difficult to be procured, the captain stood out to sea, and made repeated signals for those on shore to rejoin the ship, but it was not until nine at night that they came on board.
I avoided him during the rest of the passage, by advice of the captain, who seemed to coincide with me altogether in my views of his insanity, but cautioned me to say nothing on this head to any person on board.
Such a number of women and children have no right to be comfortable on board.
I have as much right on board her as you, and from the fact that you are booked under an assumed name I imagine that I have more right.
Hamilton Fynes was on board the Anna Maria, and on his way down the river, seated in a small, uncomfortable cabin, lit by a single oil lamp.
Who else, of all on board the Ariel, would have dared such devilishness with the lady-god's bed?
From two days to a week saw the end of their money and saw them being carted by the boarding-house masters on board outward-bound ships.
But now in one moment Anne saw herself winning the Avery scholarship, taking an Arts course at Redmond College, and graduating in a gown and mortar board, before the echo of Josie's words had died away.
In such a neighborhood as this, boards and shingles, lime and bricks, are cheaper and more easily obtained than suitable caves, or whole logs, or bark in sufficient quantities, or even well-tempered clay or flat stones.
Of course he can be no other than a prime seaman; but it's lucky, all the same, he has me on board.
I think Miss O'Dowd would have done for me," he said laughingly to a fellow-passenger, "if we had had her on board, and when she had sunk me, she would have fallen upon you, depend upon it, and carried you in as a prize to Southampton, Jos, my boy.