Definition of stocking noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stocking

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈstɑkɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 either of a pair of thin pieces of clothing that fit closely over a woman's legs and feet a pair of silk stockings compare tights see also body stocking
  2. 2= Christmas stocking
  3. Idioms
    in your stocking feet
     
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    wearing socks or stockings but not shoes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: stocking