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Upʹset Price

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The price at which goods sold by auction are first offered for competition. If no advance is made they fall to the person who made the upset price. Our “reserved bid” is virtually the same thing.

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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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Up to Snuff
Up to the Hub
Up to the Mark
Up-turning of his Glass
Upas-tree or Poison-tree of Macassar
Upper Crust
Upper Storey
Upper Ten Thousand or The Upper Ten
Uproar
Upsee-Dutch
Upset Price
Urbi et Orbi [To Rome and the rest of the world]
Urd [The Past]
Urda or Urdan Fount (The)
Urda, Verdandi, and Skulda
Urgan
Urganda la Desconecida
Urgel
Uriah
Uriel
Urim