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stocking US English

A women’s garment, typically made of translucent nylon or silk, that fits closely over the foot and is held up by garters or an elasticized strip at the upper thigh

stock US English

Have or keep a supply of (a particular product or type or product) available for sale

body stocking US English

A woman’s one-piece undergarment that covers the torso and legs

mesh stocking US English

A fishnet stocking; usually in plural.

mob stocking US English

The practice of putting a large herd of sheep or other livestock in a confined area of land, in order to clear it by intensive grazing.

rib stocking US English

A close-fitting stocking made of ribbed knitted fabric; also †figurative and in figurative contexts, as the type of something flexible or elastic (obsolete).

silk-stocking US English

Wealthy; aristocratic

stocking cap US English

A knitted conical hat with a long tapered end, often bearing a tassel, that hangs down

stocking mask US English

A nylon stocking pulled over the face to disguise the features, used by criminals

stocking stitch US English

Another term for stockinette222.

white stocking US English

(A name given to) a person who or animal which wears white stockings or has the appearance of doing so.

Christmas stocking US English

A long sock or similar receptacle hung up by children on Christmas Eve for Santa Claus to fill with presents

stocking stuffer US English

A small present suitable for putting in a Christmas stocking

in stocking feet US English

Without shoes

nylon stocking dermatitis US English

Contact dermatitis caused by wearing nylon stockings, usually attributable to allergy to a dye or finish used in them.

destock US English

(Of a retailer) reduce the quantity of stock held

mob-stock US English

To move (a herd of livestock) from paddock to paddock, in order to clear the land by intensive grazing. Also without object Compare mob stocking.

restock US English

Replenish (a store) with fresh stock or supplies

stock up in stock US English

Amass supplies of something, typically for a particular occasion or purpose

bluestocking US English

An intellectual or literary woman

overstock US English

Supply with more of something than is necessary or required

stocking filler in stocking stuffer US English

A small present suitable for putting in a Christmas stocking

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