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(Science: agriculture) A small collection of sheaves set up in the field; a shock; in England, twelve sheaves.
Origin: Scot. Stook, stouk; cf. LG. Stuke a heap, bundle, G. Stauche a truss, bundle of flax.
(Science: agriculture) To set up, as sheaves of grain, in stooks.
Origin: Stooked; Stooking.

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