sock

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: sock

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n
hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
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v
hit hard
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: sock
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n hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

Types:
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anklet, anklets, bobbysock, bobbysocks
a sock that reaches just above the ankle
argyle, argyll
a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
athletic sock, sweat sock, varsity sock
a sock worn for athletic events
knee-hi, knee-high
a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees
tabi, tabis
a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese
Type of:
hose, hosiery
socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

n a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

Synonyms:
air sock, air-sleeve, drogue, wind cone, wind sleeve, wind sock, windsock
Type of:
visual signal
a signal that involves visual communication
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v hit hard

Synonyms:
bash, bonk, bop, whap, whop
Type of:
hit
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
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