silk stocking

noun

Definition of silk stocking

  1. 1 :  an aristocratic or wealthy person

  2. 2 :  a fashionably dressed person

  3. 3 :  federalist 2

Examples of silk stocking in a sentence

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

1836

First Known Use of silk stocking

1836


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