Definitions of stocking
  1. noun
    the activity of supplying a stock of something
    “he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout”
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    type of:
    provision, supply, supplying
    the activity of supplying or providing something
  2. noun
    close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
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    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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