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tube sock

n.
A sock that lacks a shaped heel.
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tube′ sock`


n.
a sock that is not shaped at the heel.
[1975–80]
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[Beginning to sing] "You got those tube sock titties, put 'em in the air.
Inside were items she'd need if she were called into a birth: an inflatable exercise ball for the mother to rock on; a gardening pad to kneel on while coaching a mother through labor positions on the floor; a heatable tube sock filled with rice to soothe the mother; an eye pillow; lip balm; breastfeeding pamphlets; a tennis ball for massage; and other items.
I managed to hook up with a Chinese restaurant on my block that would give me the old oil from their deep fryer, and I built a haphazard contraption to aid in pre-filtration--the most important part of running on veg--from an old newspaper rack, a bucket and a 5-micron filterbag that resembled an oversized tube sock. I'd pour the waste oil, replete with crusty bits of Chinese food, through the bag into the bucket, and then take the filtered oil and funnel it into my tank.
One method of keeping patients off their backs during slumber is to have them sew a tube sock from shoulder to shoulder across the back of their pajamas, then fill the sock with tennis balls.
One method of keeping patients off their back during slumber is to have them sew a tube sock from shoulder to shoulder across the back of their pajamas, then fill the sock with tennis balls.
Her tube sock stuffed with uncooked rice, heated in the microwave sounds peculiar until you try it under a pregnant belly or across tired shoulders.
The pelt is pulled off much like a tube sock until you reach the head.
All bundled inside a tube sock. I felt as though I'd been hacked in two.
May 9: A man, wearing what appeared to be a tube sock over his head and claiming to have a gun, received an unknown amount of cash from a Wendy's at 2830 Willamette St.
Eugene police are searching for a man who robbed a Wendy's restaurant on Willamette Street Tuesday night, while wearing what appeared to be a tube sock over his head.
To make the outfit complete, both artists wore a single tube sock on the one bare leg.
While paying hundreds for bag of grass may seem rather steep, the latter does include a pair of 'Jesus Walks' tube socks, so it is not a complete folly.