nylon stocking

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Noun1.nylon stocking - women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)nylon stocking - women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)
stocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
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This is not the first time a passenger has tried to smuggle snake, in July 2018 a woman flying from Miami International Airport hid a python in a nylon stocking and concealed it in an external hard drive which she carried in her hand luggage.
According to police, wearing a hat at a nylon stocking over his face, he entered the first bakery and threatened a staff member with a knife before taking off with 92 euros.
Silky smooth drags, fresh line, and a quick check of rod guides with a nylon stocking are a few of the typical maintenance chores that should be on your to-do list in prep for a season of trolling and fishing for kings and Spanish.
If you don't have one, you can use a leash or nylon stocking to prevent him from opening his jaws and biting.
Elizabeth says: "I enjoy the People's Memories in the ECHO and wish I could turn back the clock to those old-fashioned Christmas mornings when the highlight was finding our nylon stocking hanging on the brass knob of a big bed.
To make one, cut the foot from a pair of pantyhose or a nylon stocking. Cut the strainer just above the ankle, slip it over the end of the drain hose and hold it in place with duct tape.
Onto each, they fitted an ankle-length nylon stocking with a hose clamp.
He was wearing what was described by Vindy.com as a "nylon stocking cap on his head and face." Harrison's gun, which turned out to be a pellet gun, was found on the floor of the garage.
Another suggestion is using a dull pizza cutter as a knife, while placing a bar of soap in a knee-high nylon stocking allows for better gripping.
It was easily and cheaply repaired - nylon stocking for fanbelt, Heinz beans can wired around the fractured exhaust - but mostly reliable until one fateful night coming back from a gig at the Carlton Club when the offside wheel arch collapsed and buckled beneath the chassis.
Many years ago during a lecture on acid rain I decided to demonstrate its effects by opening a bottle of the acid and ha hanging a nylon stocking nearby.