bobby socks


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bobby socks

also bobby sox
pl.n. Informal
Ankle socks worn by girls or women.

[Possibly from bob (influenced by bobby pin).]

bobby socks

pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) ankle-length socks worn by teenage girls, esp in the US in the 1940s

bobby socks

Ankle-length socks worn by girls.
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