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FORESTALLING

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 644 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FORESTALLING, in English criminal law, the offence of buying merchandise, victual, &c., coming to market, or making any bargain for buying the same, before they shall be in the market ready to be sold, or making any motion for enhancing the price, or dissuading any person from coming to market or forbearing to bring any of the things to market, &c. See ENGROSSING,
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