On board


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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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The opium and other goods we had on board would make it appear the ship had been at Bengal.
We first supposed, as indeed everybody had related to us, that the seamen on board the English and Dutch ships, but especially the Dutch, were so enraged at the name of a pirate, and especially at our beating off their boats and escaping, that they would not give themselves leave to inquire whether we were pirates or no, but would execute us off-hand, without giving us any room for a defence.
ON's Family Football campaign we're offering a lucky winner and four of their friends and family the chance to join our legend on board, with tickets for the Everton section of the ground included as part of the prize.