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 Consuelo (4 syl.).Con’template (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Contango.
 
The sum paid by a speculator on a “bull account” (i.e. a speculation on the rise in the price of certain stock), to defer completing the bargain till the next settling day. (See BACKWARDATION.)   1
 


 Consuelo (4 syl.).Con’template (3 syl.). 

 
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