stocken

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stocken (plural stockens)

  1. (obsolete) plural form of stock; stockings
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 62:
      "And unless we should expect that Nature should make Jerkins and Stockens grow out of the ground [] "

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

stocken (third-person singular simple present stockt, past tense stockte, past participle gestockt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to stop
  2. to stagnate
    • 1912, Franz Kafka, Das Urteil, in: Arkadia. Ein Jahrbuch für Dichtkunst, Kurt Wolff (1913), page 53:
      Nun betrieb er ein Geschäft in Petersburg, das anfangs sich sehr gut angelassen hatte, seit langem aber schon zu stocken schien, wie der Freund bei seinen immer seltener werdenden Besuchen klagte.
      Now he ran a business in Petersburg, which had promised very well initially but seemed to have been stagnating already for a long time, as the friend complained during his visits, which became more and more rare.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

stocken

  1. definite singular of stock