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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Stock \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; -- also called to
stack the deck. [Cant]
To stock down (Agric.), to sow, as plowed land, with grass
seed, in order that it may become swarded, and produce
To stock up, to extirpate; to dig up.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: furnished with more than enough; "rivers well stocked
with fish"; "a well-stocked store" [syn: stocked,
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