stock (n.) Old form(s): stocke
tree, family-tree, ancestry
1H6 II.v.41[Mortimer to Richard] sweet stem from York's great stock
2H6 III.ii.213[Suffolk to Warwick] noble stock / Was graft with crabtree slip
Cym I.vii.128.1[Iachimo to Innogen] Be revenged, / Or ... you / Recoil from your great stock
Luc.1063[Lucrece as if to Collatine, of Tarquin] He shall not boast who did thy stock pollute
RJ I.v.58[Tybalt to himself, of Romeo] by the stock and honour of my kin
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