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deadstock

Line breaks: dead|stock
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛdstɒk
 
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Definition of deadstock in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The machinery used on a farm, as opposed to the livestock.
Example sentences
  • This could obviously have huge and lengthy implications for all auctions, both of livestock and deadstock.
  • Sale of tractors, vehicles, agricultural machinery, deadstock, building equipment,. garden machinery and growing stock at 11am.
  • The right is reserved to hold a farm sale of deadstock and chattels on the property prior to completion without liability for any damage caused.

Origin

mid 19th century: on the pattern of livestock.

Words that rhyme with deadstock

headstock

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