see also: Stocking
  • (America) IPA: /ˈstɑkɪŋ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈstɒkɪŋ/

stocking (plural stockings)

  1. A soft garment, usually knit or woven, worn on the foot and lower leg under shoes or other footwear.
    a pair of stockings
  2. A broad ring of a different fur colour on the lower part of the leg of a quadruped.
  3. A knitted hood of cotton thread which is eventually converted by a special process into an incandescent mantle for gas lighting.
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of stock#English|stock
    I've almost finished stocking these groceries.


  1. (forestry) A ratio of the actual density of trees in an area to the ideal density that would make the fullest use of the land.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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