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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Stock-epithet any ordinary and conventional epithet
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stocc, a stick; Ger. stock.


In literature:

It would be easy to go on multiplying the stock of contrasting epithets.
"Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco