silk stocking

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silk stocking

noun

Definition of SILK STOCKING

1
:  an aristocratic or wealthy person
2
:  a fashionably dressed person
3
:  federalist 2

Examples of SILK STOCKING

  1. <made her reputation as an interior designer for the silk stockings of Nob Hill>

First Known Use of SILK STOCKING

1836

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