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summer stock

noun
1.
the production of plays, musical comedy, etc., during the summer, especially in a suburban or resort area, often by a repertory company.
2.
summer theaters collectively or their productions:
Summer stock usually begins about June 1.
Origin of summer stock
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Nurseries were busy with summer stock up, still some sales of potted shrubs and flowers.
  • It was the beginning of the vast clearance sale of all the summer stock and is the great merchandise event of the season.

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