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 for To list a stock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
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              The tree that stood white-listed through the gloom.
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     3. To enroll; to place or register in a list.
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              Listed among the upper serving men.   --Milton.
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     4. To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
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              I will list you for my soldier.       --Sir W.
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     5. (Carp.) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from
        the edge of; as, to list a board.
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     To list a stock (Stock Exchange), to put it in the list of
        stocks called at the meeting of the board.
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