a close-fitting covering for the foot and part of the leg, usually knitted, of wool, cotton, nylon, silk, or similar material.
something resembling such a covering.
in one’s stocking feet, wearing stockings, but without shoes:
Be careful of glass splinters if you walk through here in your stocking feet.
wearing stockings or socks
one of a pair of close-fitting garments made of knitted yarn to cover the foot and part or all of the leg
something resembling this in position, function, appearance, etc
in one’s stocking feet, in one’s stockinged feet, wearing stockings or socks but no shoes
noun 1. a person who knits on a stocking frame
- Stocking frame
noun 1. a type of knitting machine Also called stocking loom, stocking machine
noun 1. a nylon stocking used, especially by a criminal, to disguise the face. stocking mask noun 1. a nylon stocking worn over the face by a criminal to disguise the features
noun, Chiefly British. 1. stockinette (def 2). stocking stitch noun 1. a pattern of stitches in knitting consisting of alternate rows of plain and purl stitch