silk-stocking

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

Definition of silk-stocking

1 :aristocratic, wealthy
  • a silk-stocking district
  • a silk-stocking law firm
2 :fashionably dressed
  • a silk-stocking audience
3 :of or relating to the American Federalist party

First Known Use of silk-stocking

1798


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 in a Sentence

  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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