stockjobbery, stockjobbing, n.
/stok"job'euhr/, n.
1. a stock salesperson, esp. one who sells or promotes worthless securities.
2. Brit. a stock-exchange operator who acts as an intermediary between brokers.
[1620-30; STOCK + JOBBER]

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