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stock·ing

 (stŏk′ĭng)
n.
1.
a. A close-fitting, usually knitted covering for the foot and leg, often made of sheer fabric as nylon or silk and rising high on the leg.
b. A sock.
2. Something that resembles such a covering, especially:
a. An elasticized garment that exerts pressure on the leg to improve blood flow and is used in the treatment of various circulatory disorders or sometimes following surgery.
b. A bag in the shape of a large sock that is often decorated and hung on a mantle for the deposit of Christmas presents.
c. A white marking on the lower leg of a dark-colored horse, extending from the hoof to at least the hock or knee.

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

stock′inged adj.
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

stocking

- A white marking on the lower part of a horse's leg.
See also related terms for marking.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

stocking

[ˈstɒkɪŋ]
1. ncalza
2. adj in one's stocking(ed) feetsenza scarpe
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

stock·ing

n. medias;
elastic ___calceta, media elástica.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stocking

n media; compression stockings medias de compresión, medias compresivas (esp. Esp)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Graduated compression stockings (also known as TED stockings) are commonly regarded as a safe and noninvasive method for preventing VTE.
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