- an issue of securities or stocks.
- a block of shares in a stock, as bought or sold by one person.
Origin of inscription
Examples from the Web for inscription
Karla will use that lighter—and that inscription—in the years to come.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The inscription will identify the period and site of the tomb.
The inscription from Nader reads, “Grover, for the imagination.”Ralph Nader and Grover Norquist: Washington’s Most Unlikely Bromance|Eleanor Clift|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Below that, this inscription: “For the return of Crimea 20.02.14 - 03.18.14.”Putin’s Crimean Medal of Honor, Forged Before the War Even Began|Will Cathcart|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lane discovers a lost wallet in the back of a taxi; inside, is a photograph of a young woman with a girlish “XXOO” inscription.
An inscription records that it was given in 1858 by a citizen once a chorister; it is by Edmundson & Son.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Manchester|Thomas Perkins
Their precise nature and the date of the inscription describing them have been the subject of much discussion.
We buried him near the flagstaff and put up a board bearing the inscription "Jack."Canadian Wilds|Martin Hunter
No inscription remained to record the name of the vanquished nation.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard
Lastly, the chief sent the inscription engraved on a piece of pewter which had been left with him in July 1769.Captain Cook|W.H.G. Kingston
Word Origin for inscription
late 14c., from Latin inscriptionem (nominative inscriptio) "a writing upon, inscription," noun of action from past participle stem of inscribere "inscribe, to write on or in anything," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + scribere "to write" (see script (n.)).