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sox

 (sŏks)
pl.n. Informal
Socks.

sox

(sɒks)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) informal socks

sock1

(sɒk)

n., pl. socks or, for 1, sometimes sox.
1. a short stocking usu. reaching to the calf or just above the ankle.
2. a lightweight shoe worn by ancient Greek and Roman comic actors.
3. comic writing for the theater; comedy or comic drama. Compare buskin (def. 3).
v.t.
4. sock away, to put into savings or reserve.
5. sock in, to close up (an airport) or ground (an aircraft).
[before 900; Middle English socke, Old English socc « Latin soccus slipper]

sock2

(sɒk)

v.t.
1. to strike or hit hard.
n.
2. a hard blow.
adj.
3. socko.
[1690–1700; orig. uncertain]
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