stock

Part of speech: noun

A neckcloth.

Part of speech: verb

To furnish with stock.

Part of speech: verb

To lay by for the future.

Part of speech: verb

To lay in or provide supplies.

Part of speech: adjective

Continually kept ready; standing.

Part of speech: noun

The trunk or main support of a plant.

Part of speech: noun

Lineage; family.

Part of speech: noun

Domestic animals.

Part of speech: noun

Goods and merchandise employed in trade.

Part of speech: noun

Any reserve supply.

Part of speech: noun

Certificates of shares or indebtedness.

Part of speech: noun

The handle of a gun, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A support, as for a vessel, during construction.

Part of speech: noun

A block, stake, or log of wood; anything heavy and senseless.

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Usage examples "stock":

  1. " He could go over 'n' take care of his stock an' do his choppin', an' come back to a warm house. - "Country Neighbors", Alice Brown.
  2. Mary Lago came 'of the stock of the martyrs': that is to say, either her parents or her grand- parents had been put to death for their faith. - "A Book of Quaker Saints", Lucy Violet Hodgkin.
  3. I did not see him, he being out on the hills with stock. - "Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51", E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls.