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Stocking vs. Bodystocking — What's the Difference?

Stocking vs. Bodystocking — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Stocking and Bodystocking

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Stocking

Stockings (also known as hose, especially in a historical context) are close-fitting, variously elastic garments covering the leg from the foot up to the knee or possibly part or all of the thigh. Stockings vary in color, design, and transparency.

Bodystocking

A bodystocking or body stocking is a one-piece skin-tight garment that covers the torso, legs and sometimes the arms of the wearer. It is a foundation garment or an article of lingerie usually made from a sheer fabric similar to that used for stockings or pantyhose, or from fishnet, lace or an opaque material, or a variation of these materials.

Stocking

A close-fitting, usually knitted covering for the foot and leg, often made of sheer fabric as nylon or silk and rising high on the leg.

Bodystocking

A one-piece article of lingerie, resembling stockings or pantyhose but covering the torso, legs and sometimes the arms.
Bodystockings may be worn by as undergarments by exotic dancers.

Stocking

A sock.
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Stocking

An elasticized garment that exerts pressure on the leg to improve blood flow and is used in the treatment of various circulatory disorders or sometimes following surgery.

Stocking

A bag in the shape of a large sock that is often decorated and hung on a mantle for the deposit of Christmas presents.

Stocking

A white marking on the lower leg of a dark-colored horse, extending from the hoof to at least the hock or knee.

Stocking

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

Stocking

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

Stocking

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

Stocking

(forestry) A ratio of the actual density of trees in an area to the ideal density that would make the fullest use of the land.

Stocking

Present participle of stock
I've almost finished stocking these groceries.

Stocking

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

Stocking

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

Stocking

To dress in GBs.

Stocking

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

Stocking

The activity of supplying a stock of something;
He supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

Stocking

Wearing stockings;
Walks about in his stockinged (or stocking) feet

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