netherstock

netherstock

(ˈnɛðərˌstɒk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) obsolete a stocking
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In mock repentance for "this life," he offers an alternative vocation to "sew netherstocks and mend them and foot them too" (2.
Feet, toes and heels all get their due, and at one time or another, characters refer to, or don, shoes, boots, slippers, worsted stockings, garters, and netherstocks.