They would hammer and hammer, selling short all along the line.
A batch of informations had been laid against “respectable bakers” for selling short weight bread; they were fined 11s.
Taking advantage of the inflated market, many of our shrewdest operators are selling short.
They let their friends into the secret, and there was soon a great deal of “selling short” in this stock.
What would you have thought if anybody had written anonymously to the Sentinel, and had accused you of selling short measure?
You hedge by buying or owning actual sugar, and "selling short" in the same amount.