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stock farm

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  1. a farm devoted to breeding livestock.

Origin of stock farm

First recorded in 1800–10
Related formsstock farmer, nounstock farming, noun
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Examples from the Web for stock farm

Historical Examples

  • I haven't seen you since the day Mamma and I spent with them at my uncle's stock-farm.


    George Madden Martin

  • She was standing at the paddock fence of her grandfather's stock-farm in Kentucky.


    Charles Neville Buck

  • It is now in the possession of a New Yorker, who keeps it as a shooting-preserve and stock-farm.

  • He was too busy manipulating the ticker to pay much attention to the stock-farm itself.

  • Mrs. Harrison has arranged for them to stop for a day at Selimcroft, her Uncle's stock-farm up your way, as they go.


    George Madden Martin

British Dictionary definitions for stock farm

stock farm

  1. a farm on which livestock is bred
Derived Formsstock farmer, nounstock farming, noun
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