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noun as in leg covering

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From the 1920s through the 1960s, wearing stockings was a requirement of womanhood— veryone did it, regardless of social class.

Nylon was needed for military uses, so women offered up their stockings to be recycled.

For example, historical data on warehouse stocking levels and customer ordering patterns could be pivotal for a company trying to create a more efficient supply chain.

Get your friends a set of those tools and look forward to a future of fruit preserves in your holiday stocking.

Their solutions, only partly understood by scientists so far, involve pressurized organs, altered heart rhythms, blood storage—and the biological equivalent of support stockings.

A stocking stuffed with $324,000 in easily negotiable $20 bills weighs 132 pounds.

This candle may just be the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for a dear friend.

Many doomsday preppers have spent their lives stocking up for an emergency of the type this contagious hemorrhagic fever presents.

You'd take a stocking and cut a hole for your eyes and wear it over your head.

Nobody wants coal in their stocking, but what about their stomach?

A handkerchief, once red, with polka spots, contained a ragged flannel shirt and a stocking-heel tied with a piece of tape.

The peasant woman went on her way meditating in what old stocking or under what mattress she should hide her two gold pieces.

And early in the afternoon she and Violet sat with the workbag between them, each with a stocking.

"Six, six and one-eighth in his stocking feet, to be exact," Mr. Peck corrected.

The edge of a soiled petticoat, or the glimpse of a rent stocking is singularly disenchanting.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stocking, such as: hose, hosiery, sock, and nylons.

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