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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.
Meaning of stock from wikipedia
- The stock
(also capital stock
) of a corporation
of the equity stock
of its owners. A single share
of the stock represents fractional
- A 400-year evolution
of global stock markets
(and capital markets
in general) A stock
market, equity market
or share market
is the aggregation...
- joint-stock company
is a business entity
in which shares
of the company's stock
can be bought
and sold by shareholders. Each shareholder
owns company stock
- of a leather
" or collar around
the neck, which
kept the posture
erect. The term "leatherneck" was derived
from a leather stock
once worn around...
- A stock exchange
is an exchange
(or bourse) where stock brokers
can buy and sell shares
, bonds, and other
is a flavored liquid
preparation. It forms
of many dishes, particularly soups
and sauces. Making stocks involves simmering animal
is a form of automobile racing found mainly
and most prominently
in the United States
and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand
- This is a list of active stock
that also offer trading
in securities besides trading
in ****ures contracts
- Card stock
, also called cover stock
or pasteboard, is a paper stock
that is thicker
and more durable
than normal writing
paper, but thinner...
- A gunstock, often simply stock
, also known
as a shoulder stock
, a buttstock
a butt, is a part of a long gun such as rifle, to which
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