silk–stocking

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adjective silk–stock·ing \ˈsilk-ˈstä-kiŋ\

Definition of silk–stocking

  1. 1 :  aristocratic, wealthy a silk–stocking district a silk–stocking law firm

  2. 2 :  fashionably dressed a silk–stocking audience

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the American Federalist party

First Known Use of silk–stocking

1798

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