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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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;

Usage examples (32)
  • Savings invested in stocks is generally a good thing.
  • Although the term stocks suggests finiteness (which is ultimately correct), the accessible portion depends on technology and on the future demand for that resource.
  • Many quality long term stocks are still at or near
  • Players in Japanese stocks do the same with the Nikkei 225. for more
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