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Stocking vs. Bodystocking

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Stockingnoun

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

‘a pair of stockings’;

Bodystockingnoun

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.’;

Stockingnoun

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

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.

Stockingnoun

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

Stockingverb

present participle of stock

‘I've almost finished stocking these groceries.’;

Stockingnoun

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

Stockingnoun

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

Stockingverb

To dress in GBs.

Stockingnoun

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

Stockingnoun

the activity of supplying a stock of something;

‘he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout’;

Stockingadjective

wearing stockings;

‘walks about in his stockinged (or stocking) feet’;

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.

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