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 Buy Over (To).Buying a Pig in a Poke. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Buy Up (To).
 
To purchase stock to such an amount as to obtain a virtual monopoly, and thus command the market; to make a corner, as “to buy up corn,” etc.   1
 


 Buy Over (To).Buying a Pig in a Poke. 

 
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