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 Stock, Lock, and Barrel.Stockfish. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stockdove.
 
The wild pigeon; so called because it breeds in the stocks of hollow trees, or rabbit burrows.   1
 


 Stock, Lock, and Barrel.Stockfish. 

 
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