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Definition of stock
Stock Stock, n.
1. Raw material; that out of which something is manufactured;
as, paper stock.
2. (Soap Making) A plain soap which is made into toilet soap
by adding perfumery, coloring matter, etc.
StockStock Stock, a.
Used or employed for constant service or application, as if
constituting a portion of a stock or supply; standard;
permanent; standing; as, a stock actor; a stock play; a stock
sermon. ``A stock charge against Raleigh.' --C. Kingsley.
Stock company (Theater), a company of actors regularly
employed at one theater, or permanently acting together in
various plays under one management. StockStock Stock (st[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stocked
(st[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Stocking.]
1. To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as
merchandise, and the like.
2. To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to
supply; as, to stock a warehouse, that is, to fill it with
goods; to stock a farm, that is, to supply it with cattle
and tools; to stock land, that is, to occupy it with a
permanent growth, especially of grass.
3. To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more
previous to sale, as cows.
4. To put in the stocks. [R.] --Shak.
To stock an anchor (Naut.), to fit it with a stock, or to
fasten the stock firmly in place.
To stock cards (Card Playing), to arrange cards in a
certain manner for cheating purposes. [Cant] stock To take place, root, sides, stock, etc. See under
Place, Root, Side, etc.
To take the air.
(a) (Falconry) To seek to escape by trying to rise higher
than the falcon; -- said of a bird.
(b) See under Air.
To take the field. (Mil.) See under Field.
To take thought, to be concerned or anxious; to be
solicitous. --Matt. vi. 25, 27.
To take to heart. See under Heart.
To take to task, to reprove; to censure.
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