Associations to the word «Stocking»


STOCKING, noun. A soft garment, usually knit or woven, worn on the foot and lower leg under shoes or other footwear.
STOCKING, noun. A broad ring of a different colour on the lower part of the leg of a quadruped.
STOCKING, noun. A knitted hood of cotton thread which is eventually converted by a special process into an incandescent mantle for gas lighting.
STOCKING, verb. Present participle of stock
STOCKING CAP, noun. A knitted woolen cap, often with a tassel.
STOCKING CAPS, noun. Plural of stocking cap
STOCKING FILLER, noun. A small present given at Christmas to go in a stocking
STOCKING FRAME, noun. Knitting machine used to manufacture hosiery
STOCKING STUFFER, noun. (informal) A small, relatively inexpensive Christmas present suitable for placing in a child's stocking, which was traditionally hung by a fireplace on Christmas Eve in anticipation that Santa Claus would fill it with gifts.
STOCKING STUFFERS, noun. Plural of stocking stuffer

Dictionary definition

STOCKING, noun. Close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural).
STOCKING, noun. The activity of supplying a stock of something; "he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout".

Wise words

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Leo Tolstoy