sock in

verb
socked in; socking in; socks in

Definition of sock in

transitive verb

1 : to close to takeoffs or landings by aircraft an airport socked in by fog
2 : to restrict from flying

First Known Use of sock in

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sock in

(wind) sock

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“Sock in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sock%20in. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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