Synonyms for hosiery

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We cannot use the cotton, as it is unsuitable for our hosiery yarns.

The sale of a shirt will lead to the purchase of a tie or a collar or hosiery.

And useful weather-defiant articles of hosiery they were too.

He acted kind of mad with the colt, and said no more about ladies' hosiery.

He worked as a clerk in a store, in the hosiery department, and waited on me there.

The doctor's examination has resulted in my removal to the hosiery department.

Chills shake my frame, and the bundle of hosiery drops from my hand.

Tanning and important manufactures of hosiery are carried on.

When we speak of the stocking-frame, we speak of a machine which knits every article of hosiery.

It has also manufactories of hosiery, silk and wool fabrics, hardware and machinery.

WORD ORIGIN

stocking collectively, 1775, from hosier + -y (1). As "factory where hose is made," from 1803.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOSIERY

hose

nounstockings
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