stock-still

[ stok-stil ]
/ ˈstɒkˈstɪl /

adjective

completely still; motionless.

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Origin of stock-still

First recorded in 1425–75, stock-still is from the late Middle English word stok still. See stock, still1
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stock-still

adverb

absolutely still; motionless
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