agiotage

noun
agio·tage | \ˌa-zhə-ˈtäzh, -jə-;ˈa-j(ē-)ə-tij\
plural -s

Definition of agiotage 

1 : speculative buying or selling of stocks : stockjobbing

2 : exchange business

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First Known Use of agiotage

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for agiotage

French, from agioter to practice stockjobbing (from agio stockjobbing, from Italian aggio, agio) + -age

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