overstand


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overstand \O`ver*stand"\, v. t.
   To stand on the price or conditions of, so as to lose a sale;
   to lose by an extravagant price or hard conditions. [Obs.]
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         What madman would o'erstand his market twice? --Dryden.
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