A supply accumulated for future use; a store. The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer. All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock. The capital or fund that a corporation raises through the sale of shares entitling the stockholder to dividends and to other rights of ownership, such as voting rights. The number of shares that each stockholder possesses. A stock certificate. The part of a tally or record of account formerly given to a creditor. A debt symbolized by a tally. The trunk or main stem of a tree or another plant. A plant or stem onto which a graft is made. A plant or tree from which cuttings and slips are taken. The original progenitor of a family line. The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character: comes from farming stock. Ancestry or lineage; antecedents. The type from which a group of animals or plants has descended. A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants. An ethnic group or other major division of the human race. A group of related languages. A group of related families of languages. The raw material out of which something is made. The broth in which meat, fish, bones, or vegetables are simmered for a relatively long period, used as a base in preparing soup, gravy, or sauces. A main upright part, especially a supporting structure or block. Nautical The timber frame that supports a ship during construction. A frame in which a horse or other animal is held for shoeing or for veterinary treatment. Often used in the plural. A device consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes for confining the ankles and sometimes the wrists, formerly used for punishment.