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noun Stock Exchange.
a broker who holds securities registered in his or her name instead of in the name of the customer, especially for convenience in executing transfers and in pledging for borrowing in margin accounts.
a familiar or slang name of a narcotic drug: “angel dust” is a street name for phencyclidine.
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