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adj. That which is paid or delivered immediately.


 - n. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish. A small part of a different color from the main part, or from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a leopard; the spots on a playing card. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.


 - (Zool.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called from a spot on its head just above its beak.


 - (Zool.) (a) A sciænoid food fish (Liostomus xanthurus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark bars on the sides. Called also goody, Lafayette, masooka, and old wife. (b) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish. pl. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for immediate delivery.


 - Crescent spot (Zool.), any butterfly of the family Melitæidæ having crescent- shaped white ...

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