stocks

Definitions of stocks
  1. noun
    a frame that supports a boat while it is under construction
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    type of:
    framework
    a structure supporting or containing something
  2. noun
    a frame for constraining an animal while it is receiving veterinary attention or while being shod
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    type of:
    framework
    a structure supporting or containing something
  3. noun
    a former instrument of punishment consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes in which the feet (and sometimes the hands) of an offender could be locked
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    type of:
    instrument of punishment
    an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person
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