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Definition of Sold

  • imp. & p. p. of Sell.
  • disposed of to a purchaser

How to use sold in a sentence. Sold pronunciation.

LONDON, Printed, and are to be Sold by J. Nutt near Stationers-Hall, 1704.
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During a part of the previous year it had sold at five hundred a ton, in gold, and during the winter before that there was such scarcity of the article that in several instances small quantities had brought eight hundred dollars a ton in coin!
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Tom So-and-So had sold out of the "Amanda Smith" for $40,000-hadn't a cent when he "took up" the ledge six months ago.
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John Jones had sold half his interest in the "Bald Eagle and Mary Ann" for $65,000, gold coin, and gone to the States for his family.
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The widow Brewster had "struck it rich" in the "Golden Fleece" and sold ten feet for $18,000-hadn't money enough to buy a crape bonnet when Sing-Sing Tommy killed her husband at Baldy Johnson's wake last spring.
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Prover, _Talk is but Talk, but 'tis Money buys Land_; and I am sure 'twas only for Money to supply you withal, that I have sold mine.
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This was your Fathers House, but you have sold it to maintain your Miss. Consider the Reproach that this will bring upon your Children: You brought 'em up like Gentlemen, and then betray'd 'em to Want and Beggery.
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And besides what my Mistress got, I am sure I had ten Guineas given me by an Esquire for parting with my Maiden-head; which I had parted with many years past; and yet I sold it to new Customers several times after.
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And her last thought was an attempt to ruin Ivan and his brother by leaving orders to have everything sold at a wretched price, and to set fire to other parts of the property.
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His sales were daily decreasing, and he became more and more disheartened, until one night, after a laborious day's effort, he found that he had _only sold twenty-five cents' worth_!
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That first day he sold more books than during the whole week before.
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In one instance, he sold several dollars' worth in a family where, as he was afterwards told by pious men in the neighborhood, the father was most bitterly opposed to everything connected with true religion.
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On inquiry, Mr. P. found that the clocks had been purchased on credit, and all sold for watches or money; that Cotton owed sixty dollars toward his horse, and had borrowed of the brother with whom he boarded, horse-blanket, whip, and mittens.
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She had sold everything comfortable in the way of furniture; all her clothing but one respectable suit for the street, and the only thing remaining, that pointed to the history of better days, was a pair of gold eye-glasses, given her by her dying mother.
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One building was sold in October, and the remaining four in November.
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The latter had sued the former for a heavy sum, falsely alleging his promise to pay it for some stocks which he claimed to have sold him.
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Of course we should make out that a dress we sold them for five guineas was worth ten in the shops, and the real cost would be two.
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I had a really big thing,-a Jubilee Drink,-a teetotal beverage; the kind of thing that would have sold itself, this weather.
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If I sold all my books and furniture, they might bring another sixty or so.
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It sold only for a few years, then something else drove it out of the market; but the money was made.
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Examples of Sold

Example #1
A REPRESENTATION OF THE Impiety & Immorality OF THE English Stage.
Example #2
A REPRESENTATION OF THE Impiety & Immorality OF THE English Stage, WITH Reasons for putting a Stop thereto: and some Questions Addrest to those who frequent the Play-Houses.
Example #3
The consequence might be guessed without my telling it: peopled turned their stock loose to starve, and before the spring arrived Carson and Eagle valleys were almost literally carpeted with their carcases!
Example #4
I will remark here, in all seriousness, that the regular price of hay during that year and a part of the next was really two hundred and fifty dollars a ton.
Example #5
John Jones had sold half his interest in the "Bald Eagle and Mary Ann" for $65,000, gold coin, and gone to the States for his family.
Example #6
Go where you would, you heard nothing else, from morning till far into the night.