[silk-stok-ing] /ˈsɪlkˈstɒk ɪŋ/
rich or luxurious in dress.
aristocratic or wealthy:
a silk-stocking neighborhood.
a person who dresses richly or luxuriously.
an aristocratic or wealthy person.
noun 1. any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Garrya, of the western U.S., having evergreen foliage and flowers in pendulous catkins.
noun 1. a tree, Albizia julibrissin, of the legume family, native to Asia, having pinnate leaves and plumelike pink flowers and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
noun 1. any milkweed, the pods of which contain a silky down. noun 1. another name for milkweed (sense 1)
noun 1. the larva of the Chinese silkworm moth, Bombyx mori, which spins a cocoon of commercially valuable silk. 2. the larva of any of several moths of the family Saturniidae, which spins a silken cocoon. noun 1. the larva of the Chinese moth Bombyx mori, that feeds on the leaves of the mulberry tree: […]