open stock


noun

merchandise, especially china, silverware, and glassware, sold in sets with additional individual pieces available from stock for future purchases, as for replacement.

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Origin of open stock

First recorded in1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for open stock

  • As I said, I can make you a special price on it if you carry it as an open-stock pattern.

    Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber