hosiery

noun ho·siery \ ˈhōzh-rē , ˈhōz- ; ˈhō-zhə-rē , -zə- \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of hosiery

1 : hose 1a
2 chiefly British : knitwear

Examples of hosiery in a Sentence

  1. a shop that sells hosiery

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First Known Use of hosiery

1739

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HOSIERY Defined for Kids

hosiery

noun ho·siery \ ˈhō-zhə-rē \

Definition of hosiery for Students

: clothing (as stockings or socks) that is worn on the legs and feet

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