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stocking

noun

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a close-fitting covering for the foot and leg
  • thick wool stockings designed to be worn with hiking boots

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stocking

verb
present participle of stock

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The first known use of stocking was in 1580

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“Stocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stocking. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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