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1. stocking

noun. ['ˈstɑːkɪŋ'] close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural).

Synonyms

  • silk stocking
  • knee-hi
  • instep
  • knee-high
  • boothose
  • hosiery
  • nylon stocking
  • rayon stocking
  • support hose
  • support stocking
  • rayons
  • pantyhose
  • nylons
  • Christmas stocking

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • demand

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stock (English)
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Stocking

  • unlocking
  • undocking
  • flocking
  • clocking
  • blocking
  • socking
  • shocking
  • rocking
  • mocking
  • locking
  • knocking
  • hocking
  • docking
  • cocking

Sentences with stocking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Slide the left front stocking top in between the two clips.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use a hot glue gun to attach the fur around the top of the stocking.

Quotes about stocking


1. It is a myth that art has to be sold. It is not like stocking a grocery store where people fill a pushcart. Art is a product that has no apparent need. The salesperson builds the need in the mind of the buyer.
- Jack White

2. That's not a run in your stocking, it's a hand on your leg.
- Frank O'Hara

3. We live in a stocking which is in the process of being turned inside out, without our ever knowing for sure to what phase of the process our moment of consciousness corresponds.
- Vladimir Nabokov, Bend Sinister

2. stocking

noun. ['ˈstɑːkɪŋ'] the activity of supplying a stock of something.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provision

Antonyms

  • kern
  • take
  • block

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stock (English)
  • stocc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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