from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without a stock: as, stockless anchors; stockless guns.


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  • For MRO purchase transactions, the 'stockless', 'direct', and 'procurement card' categories represent 78% of total transactions, but only 16% of the dollars.

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  • This rustic white bean soup is stockless and gets its goodness and oomph from the beans 'own cooking liquid.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Cooking -- The Next Stage of Evolution

  • With Thanksgiving around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to take stock of the stockless.

    Beth Broderick: Poor... It's The New Rich

  • He was wearing a coat, a red scarf around his head in the Palestinian style, and most significantly, carrying a stockless AK-47 across his shoulder as if he were Opie fromThe Andy Griffith Show carrying a fishing pole.

    The Blog of War

  • Bending low, Tom pulled up the rond-anchor [A rond-anchor is a stockless anchor with only one fluke for mooring to the rond or bank], coiled its rope as carefully as if it were his own, and laid anchor and coiled rope silently on the after-deck.

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  • It was U75's only chance, but it left her with only a small stockless kedge-anchor and chain, insufficient to withstand a heavy strain.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • With this Parthian shaft of humor he vanished towards the forecastle, whence the ubiquitous donkey-boiler, through one of its long arms, would shoot forth the stockless anchors at the touch of a lever.

    The Captain of the Kansas

  • Blakely's personal arms being now but stockless tubes of seared and blistered steel.

    An Apache Princess A Tale of the Indian Frontier

  • Fans chain-smoke when their team is down, posters of political figures replace retired numbers hanging from the banisters, and riot-gear-clad members of Lebanon's armed forces patrol the stands with stockless AK-47 assault rifles.

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  • Prior to such a self-service model -- no stockless, direct and procurement card ordering -- staff levels were significantly higher in procurement and accounts payable due to the required transaction support.

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