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support hose

noun

Definition of SUPPORT HOSE

:  elastic stockings worn especially to provide mild compression of the leg (as to prevent formation of varicose veins)
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First Known Use of SUPPORT HOSE

1963
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support hose

noun

Medical Definition of SUPPORT HOSE

:  stockings (as elastic stockings) worn to supply mild compression to assist the veins of the legs—usually plural in construction; called also support hosiery

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