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Bulls

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in Stock Exchange phraseology, means those dealers who “bull,” or try to raise the price of stock, with the view of effecting sales. A bull-account is a speculation made under the hope that the stock purchased will rise before the day of settlement. (See Bear.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bulis
Bull
Bull
Bull
Bull and Gate. Bull and Mouth
Bull-dog (A)
Bull-dogs
Bull-necked
Bull-ring
Bull’s Eye
Bulls
Bullet
Bulletin
Bulling the Barrel
Bullion
Bully
Bully-boy (A)
Bully-rook
Bum-bailiff
Bum-boat
Bumble

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Bear (A)