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stocking

noun [C] uk   /ˈstɒk.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈstɑː.kɪŋ/
C1 one of a pair of tight-fitting coverings for the feet and legs made of light material and worn by women: nylon/silk stockings.
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Stockings, tights and socks
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