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Sock vs. Stocking

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Main Difference

The main difference between Sock and Stocking is that the Sock is a item of clothing for the feet and Stocking is a hosiery that covers the feet and legs to the knee or higher.

Wikipedia
  • Sock (noun)

    A knitted or woven covering for the foot.

  • Sock (noun)

    A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors.

  • Sock (noun)

    A color pattern (usually white) on a cat's lower leg that is different from the color pattern on the rest of the cat, thus giving it the impression of a wearing a sock.

  • Sock (noun)

    A sock puppet.

  • Sock (noun)

    A gun sock.

  • Sock (noun)

    A violent blow; a punch.

  • Sock (noun)

    A ploughshare.

  • Sock (adjective)

    Extremely successful.

  • Sock (verb)

    To hit or strike violently; to deliver a blow to.

  • Sock (verb)

    To throw.

  • Stocking (noun)

    A soft garment, usually knit or woven, worn on the foot and lower leg under shoes or other footwear.

    "a pair of stockings"

  • Stocking (noun)

    A broad ring of a different fur colour on the lower part of the leg of a quadruped.

  • Stocking (noun)

    A knitted hood of cotton thread which is eventually converted by a special process into an incandescent mantle for gas lighting.

  • Stocking (verb)

    present participle of stock

    "I've almost finished stocking these groceries."

Wiktionary
  • Sock (noun)

    A plowshare.

  • Sock (noun)

    The shoe worn by actors of comedy in ancient Greece and Rome, - used as a symbol of comedy, or of the comic drama, as distinguished from tragedy, which is symbolized by the buskin.

  • Sock (noun)

    A knit or woven covering for the foot and lower leg; a stocking with a short leg.

  • Sock (noun)

    A warm inner sole for a shoe.

  • Sock

    To hurl, drive, or strike violently; - often with it as an object.

  • Stocking (noun)

    A close-fitting covering for the foot and leg, usually knit or woven.

  • Stocking (noun)

    Any of various things resembling, or likened to, a stocking{1};

  • Stocking

    To dress in GBs.

Webster Dictionary
  • Sock (noun)

    hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

  • Sock (noun)

    a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

  • Sock (verb)

    hit hard

  • Stocking (noun)

    close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)

  • Stocking (noun)

    the activity of supplying a stock of something;

    "he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"

  • Stocking (adjective)

    wearing stockings;

    "walks about in his stockinged (or stocking) feet"

Princeton's WordNet

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