Virginia stock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Virginia stock erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Virginia stock (Bot) See Mahon stock.
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Usage

In literature:

I am of old stock in Virginia.
"The Virginian" by Owen Wister
Phyllis had planted mignonette and nasturtium and Virginia Stock in hers.
"The Railway Children" by E. Nesbit
I tell you I've been Governor of Virginia, and I'll not be daunted by an empty stocking.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
Virginia became a joint-stock company in 1609.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Clay sprang from the plebeian stock of his native Virginia.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
The English colonies of Virginia and Massachusetts were founded by joint-stock companies really or ostensibly for profit.
"England in America, 1580-1652" by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
He had exhausted his stock of arguments; he knew Virginia almost as well as he loved her.
"The Castle Of The Shadows" by Alice Muriel Williamson
Call in Virginia Harned and the rest of the stock company.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Among the interesting items in his possession were a parcel of Virginia-made cloth and fourteen pairs of Virginia stockings.
"Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century" by Annie Lash Jester
What then did it signify when he bought Virginia's despised stock for four hundred dollars, cash down?
"Shadow Mountain" by Dane Coolidge
Mignonette, Virginia stock, collinsia, should be sown in spring in little patches or lines.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
He came of the best Virginia and Kentucky stock, and had long been a resident and slaveowner in Missouri.
"The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
In Virginia all the products of the colony were to go into a common stock.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
I've got Virginia Stock grow'n all over it.
"Just William" by Richmal Crompton
Its population is pure American, mostly of old Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia stock.
"Following the Color Line" by Ray Stannard Baker
Virginia stock to-day at $55.
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
HORACE BURTON STRAIT is of Virginia Revolutionary stock.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
In the winter of 1672-1673 a disease carried off fifty thousand cattle, more than half of all the stock in Virginia.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Virginia stood stock still and listened.
"An Oregon Girl" by Alfred Ernest Rice
So you think to make me the laughing-stock o' Virginia?
"Cardigan" by Robert W. Chambers
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In news:

Bank of Virginia Announces Reverse Stock Split .
The Virginia based power company said it purchased 3.5 billion shares of Gener?s common stock representing 61.57% of the issued and outstanding capital stock.
The Great Wall Grocery, an Asian supermarket on Gallows Road in Falls Church, caters to Northern Virginia's booming Asian community, stocking plenty of live items for customers who like to eat freshly-killed meat.
Virginia Classic Mustang set us up with all the trimmings necessary to get Thomas' 289 engine back on the beam with a stock 4100 carburetor.
If West Virginia wildlife officials ever decide to stock elk in the state's southwestern counties, they'd be well advised to learn from their counterparts in Missouri.
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