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  1. stockingsnoun

    One or more pairs of stockings.


  1. stockings

    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. Today, stockings are primarily worn for fashion and aesthetics, usually in association with mid-length or short skirts.

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  1. stockings

    Plural of stocking.

    One stocking and one stocking equals a pair of stockings.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 12, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockings in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stockings in a Sentence

  1. Beth Chapman:

    Beth was old style, old-fashioned. So, you know, that means the tree and the presents. All the stockings hung up... SoIm trying to keep that exact tradition.

  2. Jared Polis:

    I know this is a hard time in your life if you’ve lost everything, or you don’t even know what you lost, a few days ago you were celebrating Christmas at home and hanging your stockings and now home and hearth have been destroyed.

  3. Jason Smith -LRB- left -RRB-:

    Santa would take the cookies out of the stockings and eat them and then fill the stockings with our gifts, the milk came in later years when families realized Santa need something to wash down all those homemade cookies.

  4. Susan Ryder:

    OK, Mom, I’m going to put your stockings on, i don’t want to help!

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