- like a block of wood; stupid.
Origin of stockish
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Examples from the Web for stockish
My cousin said he prayed that her prophecy might come true, but I remained hard and stockish.More Pages from a Journal
Nought so stockish, hard, and full of rage, / But music for the time doth change its nature.
The pilgrim is throughout a pale and stockish figure; but the devil covers a multitude of defects.Lay Morals
Robert Louis Stevenson
- stupid or dull
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