Definition of stock-proof in English:

Share this entry

stock-proof

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

(Of a fence or other barrier) effective in preventing livestock from straying.
Example sentences
  • After they complained that cattle had strayed onto the track, leaving mud and excrement, the judge told them to put up a stock-proof fence to stop that happening.
  • Many landowners do need to erect wire fencing in order to keep in livestock, as a stile can be a weak point in an otherwise stock-proof fence.
  • This results in an instant stock-proof barrier.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.