a stock

16:13 Oct 31, 2018
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English to French translations [PRO]
Furniture / Household Appliances / infant bed
English term or phrase: a stock

"An infant bed (commonly referred to as a cot, crib, cradle or stock) is a small bed specifically for infants, generally up to 3 years old. infant beds are typically used as beds for babies after it is no longer safe to leave them in bassinets, which tend to be less stable."

"Infant beds are designed to restrict the baby to the bed. Side panels form an enclosure that is too high for a baby to climb and provide no footholds. Placing a baby into an infant bed can put strain on a caretaker's back. To reduce the strain on those operating an infant bed, infant beds can include a dropside (or front panel) which can be lowered to ease the process of putting the child into the bed, but can be raised again to restore the integrity of the enclosure."
Local time: 08:25

Summary of answers provided
4 +1(word for) infant bed
Trevino Translations
Summary of reference entries provided
stock, US English
FX Fraipont

Discussion entries: 2



52 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
(word for) infant bed

Appears to be just a lesser-known word for an infant's bed.

Trevino Translations
Local time: 08:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: thank you for your help, you are right there is no particular french equivalent of this term.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Yes, unless FR has an equivalent list of alternate terms, this has no translation value as such.
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Reference comments

54 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Reference: stock, US English

Reference information:
"An infant bed (commonly called a cot in British English, and, in American English, a crib or cradle, or far less commonly, stock) is a small bed especially for infants and very young children. Infant beds are a historically recent development intended to contain a child capable of standing."

A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle"

FX Fraipont
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 387
Note to reference poster
Asker: thank you for your help, it seems that there is no particular french equivalent of this term.

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Tony M
6 hrs
agree  B D Finch: It's certainly obscure to the point that one wonders why the Wikipedia entry bothers to mention it.
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