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stocks

/ (stɒks) /
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pl n

history an instrument of punishment consisting of a heavy wooden frame with holes in which the feet, hands, or head of an offender were locked
a frame in which an animal is held while receiving veterinary attention or while being shod
a frame used to support a boat while under construction
nautical a vertical post or shaft at the forward edge of a rudder, extended upwards for attachment to the steering controls
on the stocks in preparation or under construction

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