Definition of Summer stock

1. Noun. Theatrical productions performed by a stock company during the summer.

Generic synonyms: Staging, Theatrical Production



Definition of Summer stock

1. Noun. (American English) Plays put on at theaters during the summer, especially outdoors and during the summer vacation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Summer Stock

summer puddings
summer redbird
summer resort
summer sausage
summer sausages
summer savory
summer savoury
summer school
summer snowflake
summer solstice
summer solstices
summer soup
summer soups
summer squash
summer squash vine
summer stock (current term)
summer sweet
summer tanager
summer time
summercaters
summered
summerful
summerhouse
summerhouses
summerier
summeriest
summeriness
summering
summerise
summerish

Literary usage of Summer stock

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1. The Bookman (1910)
"To-day this system of visiting stars to summer stock companies is done even ... The utilisation of "summer stock" for this purpose is often carried on by ..."

2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1868)
"Winter fruit cannot always safely be grafted upon a summer stock—" because the sap in the summer stock is liable to decline and diminish, before the winter ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1849)
"Salvia splendent, fulgens, &c., should now be propagated from cuttings, for a summer stock. Heliotropes may now be propagated for a stock for bedding out in ..."

4. The American Orchardist: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Culture and by James Thacher (1825)
"Scions from a winter apple tree should not be grafted on a summer apple stock, because the sap in the summer stock is liable to decline and diminish before ..."

5. The American Orchardist: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Culture and by James Thacher (1822)
"Scions from a winter apple tree should not be grafted on a summer apple stock, because the sap in the summer stock is liable to decline and diminish before ..."

6. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1860)
"The sowing is done in the same manner as that of the summer stock, and the treatment is the same, with only this difference—that the summer stocks are ..."

7. Making Type Work by Benjamin Sherbow (1916)
"Our Spring and summer stock Service Book is out Frankly, I was puzzled when I read it and I am still puzzled. The words of the fourth line suggest that the ..."

8. British Farmer's Magazine (1873)
"... 17383 ; winter and black faced stock, 6570 ; and extra summer stock, 5460 ; total 66703. This is the result of the inquiries of Mr. Kenneth Mackenzie. ..."

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