stock in trade


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stock in trade

n. the inventory of merchandise held for sale.

stock in trade

noun articles of commerce, availlble assets, contents, equipment, goods, line, products, provisions, resources, staple, stock, store, supply, supply on hand, vendibles, wares
See also: commodities, goods, merchandise, possessions, product, resource
References in classic literature ?
While he was recording them he called my attention to his stock in trade, and to certain fashions which he said had 'just come up', and to certain other fashions which he said had 'just gone out'.
They carried their whole stock in trade from door to door.
When the weather was wet, he put up his umbrella over his stock in trade, not over himself; when the weather was dry, he furled that faded article, tied it round with a piece of yarn, and laid it cross-wise under the trestles: where it looked like an unwholesomely-forced lettuce that had lost in colour and crispness what it had gained in size.