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stock book

noun
1.
stock ledger (def 1).
Origin of stock book
1825-1835
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35

stock ledger

or stock book

[stok lej-er or stok boo k] /ˈstɒk ˌlɛdʒ ər or ˈstɒk ˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a permanent record of the capital stock of a corporation, listing the names and addresses of the stockholders, the number of the shares owned, the serial numbers of their stock certificates, etc.
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