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 Stock Exchange Slang.Stockdove. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stock, Lock, and Barrel.
 
Every part, everything. Gun-maker’s phrase. “Everything is to be sold off—stock, lock, and barrel.”   1
 


 Stock Exchange Slang.Stockdove. 

 
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