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stock·ing

 (stŏk′ĭng)
n.
1. A close-fitting, usually knitted covering for the foot and leg made from nylon, silk, cotton, wool, and similar yarns.
2. An item resembling this covering.

[From dialectal stock, from Middle English stokke, leg covering, probably from stok, stock; see stock.]

stock′inged adj.

stocking

(ˈstɒkɪŋ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) one of a pair of close-fitting garments made of knitted yarn to cover the foot and part or all of the leg
2. something resembling this in position, function, appearance, etc
3. in one's stocking feet in one's stockinged feet wearing stockings or socks but no shoes
[C16: from dialect stock stocking + -ing1]

stock•ing

(ˈstɒk ɪŋ)

n.
1. a close-fitting covering for the foot and part of the leg, usu. knitted, of wool, cotton, nylon, silk, or other material.
2. something resembling this.
Idioms:
in one's stocking feet, wearing stockings but no shoes.
[1575–85]
stock′inged, adj.

stocking

- A white marking on the lower part of a horse's leg.
See also related terms for marking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and legstocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
boothose - protective stockings worn with or in place of boots
Christmas stocking - a stocking that is filled with small Christmas presents
hose, hosiery - socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
instep - the part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot
knee-hi, knee-high - a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees
nylon stocking, nylons, rayon stocking, rayons, silk stocking - women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)
pantyhose - a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockings
support hose, support stocking - elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.stocking - the activity of supplying a stock of something; "he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
Translations
جَوْرَبجَوْرَب نِسائي
punčocha
strømpe
sukka
čarapa
harisnya
nælonsokkur
ストッキング
스타킹
kojinė
zeķe
pančucha
nogavica
strumpa
ถุงน่อง
naylon çorapuzun kadın çorabı
bít tất dài

stocking

[ˈstɒkɪŋ]
A. Nmedia f; (knee-length) → calceta f
a pair of stockingsunas medias, un par de medias
B. CPD stocking(ed) feet NPL in one's stocking(ed) feetsin zapatos
stocking filler Npequeño regalo m de Navidad

stocking

[ˈstɒkɪŋ] nbas m
a pair of stockings → une paire de basstocking filler stocking-filler [ˈstɒkɪŋfɪlər] n (British)petit cadeau m de Noëlstocking stuffer (mainly US) npetit Noël mstock-in-trade [ˌstɒkɪnˈtreɪd] n [comedian, writer, politician] → fonds m de commerce
It's his stock-in-trade → C'est son fonds de commerce.

stocking

nStrumpf m; (knee-length) → Kniestrumpf m; (of horse)Fessel f; in one’s stocking(ed) feetin Strümpfen

stocking

:
stocking filler
nkleines Geschenk (für den Weihnachtsstrumpf)
stocking mask
nStrumpfmaske f
stocking stitch
nglatt rechts gestricktes Muster; in stockingglatt rechts gestrickt

stocking

[ˈstɒkɪŋ]
1. ncalza
2. adj in one's stocking(ed) feetsenza scarpe

stocking

(ˈstokiŋ) noun
one of a pair of close-fitting coverings for the legs and feet, reaching to or above the knee. Most women prefer tights to stockings nowadays.

stocking

جَوْرَب punčocha strømpe Strumpf μακριά κάλτσα media sukka bas čarapa calza ストッキング 스타킹 kous strømpe pończocha meia comprida, meias altas чулок strumpa ถุงน่อง naylon çorap bít tất dài 长袜

stock·ing

n. medias;
elastic ___calceta, media elástica.

stocking

n media; compression stockings medias de compresión, medias compresivas (esp. Esp)
References in classic literature ?
They were early, and while Miss Crocker set the heel of her stocking, Jo amused herself by examining the faces of the people who occupied the seat with them.
Grandfather Jesse's white mare has tom the black stocking she wears on her foot.
After this incident, Hepzibah retreated to the back parlor, where she at first caught up a half-finished stocking, and began knitting at it with nervous and irregular jerks; but quickly finding herself at odds with the stitches, she threw it aside, and walked hurriedly about the room.
He laid down his paper, and went into the kitchen, and started, quite amazed at the sight that presented itself:--A young and slender woman, with garments torn and frozen, with one shoe gone, and the stocking torn away from the cut and bleeding foot, was laid back in a deadly swoon upon two chairs.
She came bringing the stocking she was always knitting when she was doing nothing else.
I really thought she was, she had been so short with me; but I was quite mistaken: for she laid aside her work (which was a stocking of her own), and opening her arms wide, took my curly head within them, and gave it a good squeeze.