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(v. t.) To stop; to choke.


(n.) The ermine in its summer pelage, when it is reddish brown, but with a black tip to the tail. The name is sometimes applied also to other brown weasels.


(a.) Used or employed for constant service or application, as if constituting a portion of a stock or supply; standard; permanent; standing; as, a stock actor; a stock play; a stock sermon.
(n.) The stem, or main body, of a tree or plant; the fixed, strong, firm part; the trunk.
(n.) The stem or branch in which a graft is inserted.
(n.) A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
(n.) Hence, a person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
(n.) The principal supporting part; the part in which others are inserted, or to which they are attached.
(n.) The wood to which the barrel, lock, etc., of a musket or like firearm are secured; also, a long, rectangular piece of wood, which is an important part of several forms of gun carriage.
(n.) The handle or contrivance by which bits are held in boring; a bitstock; a brace.
(n.) The block of wood or metal frame which constitutes the body of a plane, and in which the plane iron is fitted; a plane stock.
(n.) The wooden or iron crosspiece to which the shank of an anchor is attached. See Illust. of Anchor.
(n.) The support of the block in which an anvil is fixed, or of the anvil itself.
(n.) A handle or wrench forming a holder for the dies for cutting screws; a diestock.
(n.) The part of a tally formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness. See Counterfoil.
(n.) The original progenitor; also, the race or line of a family; the progenitor of a family and his direct descendants; lineage; family.
(n.) Money or capital which an individual or a firm employs in business; fund; in the United States, the capital of a bank or other company, in the form of transferable shares, each of a certain amount; money funded in government securities, called also the public funds; in the plural, property consisting of shares in joint-stock companies, or in the obligations of a government for its funded debt; -- so in the United States, but in England the latter only are called stocks, and the former shares.
(n.) Same as Stock account, below.
(n.) Supply provided; store; accumulation; especially, a merchant's or manufacturer's store of goods; as, to lay in a stock of provisions.
(n.) Domestic animals or beasts collectively, used or raised on a farm; as, a stock of cattle or of sheep, etc.; -- called also live stock.
(n.) That portion of a pack of cards not distributed to the players at the beginning of certain games, as gleek, etc., but which might be drawn from afterward as occasion required; a bank.
(n.) A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
(n.) A covering for the leg, or leg and foot; as, upper stocks (breeches); nether stocks (stockings).
(n.) A kind of stiff, wide band or cravat for the neck; as, a silk stock.
(n.) A frame of timber, with holes in which the feet, or the feet and hands, of criminals were formerly confined by way of punishment.
(n.) The frame or timbers on which a ship rests while building.
(n.) Red and gray bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
(n.) Any cruciferous plant of the genus Matthiola; as, common stock (Matthiola incana) (see Gilly-flower); ten-weeks stock (M. annua).
(n.) An irregular metalliferous mass filling a large cavity in a rock formation, as a stock of lead ore deposited in limestone.
(n.) A race or variety in a species.
(n.) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of persons (see Person), as trees, chains of salpae, etc.
(n.) The beater of a fulling mill.
(n.) A liquid or jelly containing the juices and soluble parts of meat, and certain vegetables, etc., extracted by cooking; -- used in making soup, gravy, etc.
(v. t.) To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as merchandise, and the like.
(v. t.) To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply; as, to stock a warehouse, that is, to fill it with goods; to stock a farm, that is, to supply it with cattle and tools; to stock land, that is, to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass.
(v. t.) To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more previous to sale, as cows.
(v. t.) To put in the stocks.


(n.) A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a Greek sect which held that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity, by which all things are governed.
(n.) Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain.
(n.) Alt. of Stoical


(v. i.) To poke or stir up a fire; hence, to tend the fires of furnaces, steamers, etc.
(v. t.) To stick; to thrust; to stab.
(v. t.) To poke or stir up, as a fire; hence, to tend, as the fire of a furnace, boiler, etc.


Imp. of Steal.
(imp.) of Steal
(n.) A stolon.
(n.) A long, loose garment reaching to the feet.
(n.) A narrow band of silk or stuff, sometimes enriched with embroidery and jewels, worn on the left shoulder of deacons, and across both shoulders of bishops and priests, pendent on each side nearly to the ground. At Mass, it is worn crossed on the breast by priests. It is used in various sacred functions.


(n.) One of the minute apertures between the cells in many serous membranes.
(n.) The minute breathing pores of leaves or other organs opening into the intercellular spaces, and usually bordered by two contractile cells.
(n.) The line of dehiscence of the sporangium of a fern. It is usually marked by two transversely elongated cells. See Illust. of Sporangium.
(n.) A stigma. See Stigma, n., 6 (a) & (b).


(v. i.) To stamp with the foot.


(n.) Stop; halt; hindrance.
(n.) A stand; a post; a station.
(v. i.) To stand.


(n.) Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones.
(n.) A precious stone; a gem.
(n.) Something made of stone. Specifically: -
(n.) The glass of a mirror; a mirror.
(n.) A monument to the dead; a gravestone.
(n.) A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.
(n.) One of the testes; a testicle.
(n.) The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.
(n.) A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.
(n.) Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.
(n.) A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc., before printing; -- called also imposing stone.
(n.) To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.
(n.) To make like stone; to harden.
(n.) To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.
(n.) To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.
(n.) To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.


3d pers. sing. present of Stand.
(3d pers. sing. pres.) Stands.


(superl.) Of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust.
(superl.) Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific.
(superl.) Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate; perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony heart; a stony gaze.


Imp. & p. p. of Stand.
(imp. & p. p.) of Stand


(n.) A small collection of sheaves set up in the field; a shock; in England, twelve sheaves.
(v. t.) To set up, as sheaves of grain, in stooks.


(n.) A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
(n.) A single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses.
(n.) A seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels.
(n.) A stool pigeon, or decoy bird.
(n.) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays.
(n.) A bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool.
(n.) A bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool.
(n.) Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
(v. i.) To ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.


(n.) Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the Dutch stoep as introduced by the Dutch into New York. Afterward, an out-of-door flight of stairs of from seven to fourteen steps, with platform and parapets, leading to an entrance door some distance above the street; the French perron. Hence, any porch, platform, entrance stairway, or small veranda, at a house door.
(n.) A vessel of liquor; a flagon.
(n.) A post fixed in the earth.
(n.) The act of stooping, or bending the body forward; inclination forward; also, an habitual bend of the back and shoulders.
(n.) Descent, as from dignity or superiority; condescension; an act or position of humiliation.
(n.) The fall of a bird on its prey; a swoop.
(v. i.) To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward; to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or walking; to assume habitually a bent position.
(v. i.) To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume a position of humility or subjection.
(v. i.) To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend.
(v. i.) To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop.
(v. i.) To sink when on the wing; to alight.
(v. t.) To bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop the body.
(v. t.) To cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a cask of liquor.
(v. t.) To cause to submit; to prostrate.
(v. t.) To degrade.


(p. p.) Alt. of Stopen
(v. i.) A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
(v. t.) To excavate in the form of stopes.
(v. t.) To fill in with rubbish, as a space from which the ore has been worked out.


A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
A gambling card game
A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
The event of something ending;
A spot where something halts or pauses;
The state of inactivity following an interruption;
Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments;
A brief stay in the course of a journey;
The act of stopping something;
An obstruction in a pipe or tube;
Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
A restraint that checks the motion of something;
A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;
(music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes;


(a.) Accumulated; hoarded.
(v. t.) That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number.
(v. t.) A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
(v. t.) Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
(v. t.) Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family.
(v. t.) To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.
(v. t.) To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
(v. t.) To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.


(n.) Any one of several species of large wading birds of the family Ciconidae, having long legs and a long, pointed bill. They are found both in the Old World and in America, and belong to Ciconia and several allied genera. The European white stork (Ciconia alba) is the best known. It commonly makes its nests on the top of a building, a chimney, a church spire, or a pillar. The black stork (C. nigra) is native of Asia, Africa, and Europe.


(n.) A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not.
(n.) A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
(n.) A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous force; violence.
(n.) A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like.
(v. i.) To raise a tempest.
(v. i.) To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; -- used impersonally; as, it storms.
(v. i.) To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
(v. t.) To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town.