Noun: stocking stó-king
Verb: stock stók
- Close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
- The activity of supplying a stock of something
"he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"
- Have on hand
"Do you stock kerosene heaters?";
- carry, stockpile
- Equip with a stock
"stock a rifle"
- (animal husbandry) supply with fish
"stock a lake"
- (animal husbandry) supply with livestock
"stock a farm"
- Amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
"let's stock coffee as long as prices are low";
- buy in, stock up
- Provide or furnish with a stock of something
"stock the larder with meat"
- Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
Derived forms: stockings
Type of: acquire, develop, equip, fit, fit out, furnish, get, grow, have, have got, hold, hose [Brit], hosiery [Brit, Cdn], outfit, produce, provide, provision, render, supply, supplying
Part of: pantihose, pantyhose [N. Amer]
Encyclopedia: Stocking, George Stock, Aitken and Waterman Records