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Definition of stock-in-trade:

  1. The goods kept for sale by a merchant, trader, or shopkeeper; the fittings and appliances of a workman; dead- stock, in agri., the implements of husbandry and stored- up field- produce, as distinguished from live- stock, the domestic animals kept and reared on a farm; to take stock, to make an inventory of stock or goods on hand; to stock an anchor, to fit it with a stock; to stock down, to sow, as ploughed land with grass- seeds.


daily life, routine, as is someone's wont, way of life, ritual, custom, common practice, tendency, habit, take to.