Meaning of silk-stocking

silk-stock•ing

Pronunciation: (silk'stok'ing), [key]
— adj.
  1. rich or luxurious in dress.
  2. aristocratic or wealthy: a silk-stocking neighborhood.
—n.
  1. a person who dresses richly or luxuriously.
  2. an aristocratic or wealthy person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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