Meaning of stocking

stock•ing

Pronunciation: (stok'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. a close-fitting covering for the foot and part of the leg, usually knitted, of wool, cotton, nylon, silk, or similar material.
  2. something resembling such a covering.
  3. wearing stockings, but without shoes: Be careful of glass splinters if you walk through here in your stocking feet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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