To list a stock
List List (l[i^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Listed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Listing}.] [From list a roll.] 1. To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list. [1913 Webster]

The tree that stood white-listed through the gloom. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

3. To enroll; to place or register in a list. [1913 Webster]

Listed among the upper serving men. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To engage, as a soldier; to enlist. [1913 Webster]

I will list you for my soldier. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

5. (Carp.) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board. [1913 Webster]

{To list a stock} (Stock Exchange), to put it in the list of stocks called at the meeting of the board. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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