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Noun: stocking  stó-king
  1. Close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  2. The activity of supplying a stock of something
    "he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"
Verb: stock  stók
  1. Have on hand
    "Do you stock kerosene heaters?";
    - carry, stockpile
  2. Equip with a stock
    "stock a rifle"
  3. (animal husbandry) supply with fish
    "stock a lake"
  4. (animal husbandry) supply with livestock
    "stock a farm"
  5. 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
  6. Provide or furnish with a stock of something
    "stock the larder with meat"
  7. Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
    - sprout

Derived forms: stockings

Type of: acquire, develop, equip, fit, fit out, furnish, get, grow, have, have got, hold, hose [Brit], hosiery [Brit, Cdn], offer, outfit, produce, provide, provision, render, supply

Part of: pantihose, pantyhose [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Stocking, Styria

Stock, Joseph