- a certificate evidencing ownership of one or more shares of stock in a corporation.
Origin of stock certificate
First recorded in 1860–65
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You'll get a stock-certificate, which you may keep or tear up and throw into the waste-basket, just as you please.The City of Numbered Days
- the US equivalent of share certificate