stocking

Primary Meanings of stocking

1.
n
the activity of supplying a stock of something
2.
n
close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
Full Definitions of stocking
1

n the activity of supplying a stock of something

“he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout”
Type of:
provision, supply, supplying
the activity of supplying or providing something
2

n close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)

Types:
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boothose
protective stockings worn with or in place of boots
Christmas stocking
a stocking that is filled with small Christmas presents
knee-hi, knee-high
a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees
nylon stocking, nylons, rayon stocking, rayons, silk stocking
women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)
support hose, support stocking
elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)
Type of:
hose, hosiery
socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

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