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[stok-bree-ding] /ˈstɒkˌbri dɪŋ/
the breeding and raising of livestock for marketing or exhibition.
Origin of stockbreeding
1935-40; stock + breeding
Related forms
stockbreeder, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To-day that son is known far and wide as an able specialist in this line of stock breeding.

    Farm Boys and Girls William Arch McKeever
  • This may be still another cause for a beginner in stock breeding exercising extreme care in the selection of his original stock.

    The Pig Sanders Spencer
  • Roumania is essentially a stock breeding country, and whilst butcher's meat varies from 4d.

    Roumania Past and Present James Samuelson
  • Cattle formed their chief wealth, stock breeding and hunting and fighting their main pursuits.

    The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois

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