Meaning of “stocking” in the English Dictionary

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"stocking" in British English

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stockingnoun [ 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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(Definition of “stocking” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stocking" in American English

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stockingnoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈstɑk·ɪŋ/

one of a pair of tight-fitting, thin, cloth covers for the feet and legs worn esp. by women

(Definition of “stocking” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)