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Kill

To cancel an order that has not yet been filled. See also: Fill-or-kill, Immediate-or-cancel.

kill

To halt a trade before sending a confirmation of it.
References in classic literature ?
The stream is shrunk--the pool is dry, And we be comrades, thou and I; With fevered jowl and dusty flank Each jostling each along the bank; And by one drouthy fear made still, Forgoing thought of quest or kill.
The Law of the Jungle, which never orders anything without a reason, forbids every beast to eat Man except when he is killing to show his children how to kill, and then he must hunt outside the hunting grounds of his pack or tribe.
No," said the genius, "I shall kill you as you killed my son," and so saying, he seized the merchant by the arm, threw him on the ground, and lifted his sabre to cut off his head.
That is why you may kill those low Band-lu if you wish to live, for I am in a hurry.
Well, you will drown; and if you do not drown we know a ford, and we will catch you and kill you-- yes
Danglars saw in the muddled look of the tailor the progress of his intoxication, and turning towards Fernand, said, "Well, you understand there is no need to kill him.
Say, shall I kill him, if I can get the better of him, or shall I bring him here that you may take your own revenge for all the many wrongs that he has done in your house?
I was most ready to cry; but all at once I thought of a way, and so I offered them Miss Watson -- they could kill her.
The son of Tydeus will then kill both of us and take the horses.
If you will kill for me the Wicked Witch of the West, I will bestow upon you a great many brains, and such good brains that you will be the wisest man in all the Land of Oz.
If it were not that that other devil's spawn, Paulvitch, still knew my secret, I should kill you here tonight with my bare hands.
We said that whatever man had too great strength, and by that strength hurt his brothers in the tribe, him would we kill that his strength might hurt no more.