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Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.

Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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Huru-Huru, watching on the beach, saw a third schooner that he knew heave to outside the entrance and drop a boat.
A drop in time saves nine'--my sentiments, if I may put myself on a par with her ladyship.
Sooner or later, of course, he'd drop down upon me, like Wegg.
At first they heaved with a will, but when the stone was half way up they let it drop suddenly, and it fell to the bottom broken into a hundred pieces.
The wanton airs, from the tree-top, Laughingly through the lattice drop -- The bodiless airs, a wizard rout, Flit through thy chamber in and out, And wave the curtain canopy So fitfully -- so fearfully -- Above the closed and fringed lid
Unless you are inviting death for us all you had best drop, and that quickly.
Ojo, however, had kept his eyes fixed upon the body of the tin Emperor, and now he noticed that under the joint of his left knee a tiny drop of oil was forming.
But this time he was barely quarter around when the doubled quirt on his nose compelled him to drop his fore feet to the road.
The moment you hear the call, follow the man, and drop him before he gets out of the church-yard.
She tried to fling herself below the wheels of the first carriage as it reached her; but the red bag which she tried to drop out of her hand delayed her, and she was too late; she missed the moment.
Fairlie, after first relieving himself by a gentle sigh, let the book drop open with one hand, and held up the tiny brush with the other, as a sign to the servant to wait for further orders.
But you had a mind to do it, if I had submitted,' growled Jeremiah, 'and that's why you drop down upon me.