Definition of Stockings

1. Noun. (plural of stocking) One or more pairs of stockings. ¹



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Definition of Stockings

1. stocking [n] - See also: stocking

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stockings

stocking cap
stocking filler
stocking frame
stocking stuffer
stocking stuffers
stockinged
stockinger
stockingers
stockingfeet
stockingfoot
stockingful
stockinging
stockingless
stockingmaker
stockingmakers
stockings (current term)
stockish
stockist
stockists
stockjobber
stockjobbers
stockjobbing
stockjobbings
stockkeeper
stockkeepers
stocklike
stocklist
stocklists
stockman
stockmanship

Literary usage of Stockings

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"THE QUEEN OF THE ' BLUE-stockings.' 1. The Letters of Mrs Elizabeth Montagu, u'ith soine of the Letters of her Correspondents. Published by Matthew Montagu, ..."

2. Archives of Maryland by Maryland Historical Society (1887)
"Liber A. 2 paire of newe Irish stockings and about a yard of ) blew ... j 2 old paire of stockings, i old coate, i old doublet, I , One paire of Pincers & a ..."

3. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins by Johann Beckmann (1846)
"Hence it may be readily comprehended why knit stockings can be so easily and so speedily un-knit, in order that the thread may be employed for new work; ..."

4. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins by Johann Beckmann (1846)
"There are two methods of knitting, essentially different from each other; the one employed in making nets, and the other in knitting stockings. ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"It was so selfish of her to be dreaming about a pair of stockings, ... "One could not move half so easily in stockings," she thought with true philosophy, ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1877)
"OF THE stockings. oo eo ... DAYRE. ways hung up our stockings before. On Christinas morning one yesterday it turned up in the funniest place. ..."

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