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[n] not used technically; any animals kept for use or profit
[n] an ornamental white cravat
[n] the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"
[n] the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
[n] the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
[n] lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"
[n] liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; "she made gravy with a base of beef stock"
[n] a special kind of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new variety of sheep"
[n] the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
[n] any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
[n] any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
[n] a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
[n] persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
[n] the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to partial ownership; "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"
[n] a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
[n] a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
[n] the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"
[adj] regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"
[adj] routine; "a stock answer"
[v] have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
[v] provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"
[v] stock up on to keep for future use or sale; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"

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