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Definition: To water stock
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Watered
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. w[ae]terian, gew[ae]terian.]
1. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with
water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
With tears watering the ground. --Milton.
Men whose lives gilded on like rivers that water the
2. To supply with water for drink; to cause or allow to
drink; as, to water cattle and horses.
3. To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a
lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with
wavelike lines; as, to water silk. Cf. Water
, n., 6.
4. To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity
or bulk while reducing the strength or quality; to extend;
to dilute; to weaken.
To water stock
, to increase the capital stock of a company
by issuing new stock, thus diminishing the value of the
individual shares. Cf. Water
, n., 7. [Brokers' Cant]