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sto king

  • n  close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • n  the activity of supplying a stock of something
    he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout
  • v  have on hand
  • v  equip with a stock
  • v  supply with fish
  • v  supply with livestock
  • v  amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
  • v  provide or furnish with a stock of something
  • v  put forth and grow sprouts or shoots

  • Few things irritate a woman moreor more frequentlythan a run in her stocking.
  • The silk, too, was a kind of scrap: old silk stockings.
  • The Association of Cotton Textile Merchants of New York just finished counting the number of stockings made during 1925.
News & Articles

  • Sugar Baby: Malia Obama Feeds Sweet Tooth at Legendary LES Candy Shop
    (Getty Images) Even the President’s daughter sneaks a treat now and again. Malia Obama was spotted Friday stocking up on sweets at Economy Candy. "Apparently even the First Family needs candy. One of the Obama daughters was in the store with her Secret Service force to stock up!" the store posted on its Facebook page. "Hope she shares with Mom and Dad!" One witness said she wanted to snap a ...
    June 17, 2013 - The New York Observer
  • FBI: Man wearing stocking mask robs KC bank
    A man wearing a stocking mask robs a south Kansas City bank late Saturday morning.
    June 15, 2013 - KMBC-TV Kansas City
  • Oregon City charity wishing for a Christmas miracle in June
    Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart is looking for a new workshop after learning it must vacate its current home by the end of the week.
    June 14, 2013 - KATU Portland

  • Ryan Crocker in Forbes
    Crocker said he fears that announcing troop withdrawals, as Democrats want, would focus Iraqi attention on "building the walls, stocking ammunition and getting ready for a big nasty street fight" rather than working toward reconciliation.
  • Zac Efron in
    Efron explains, "My stocking was full of condoms this Christmas. She buys me the economy box."
  • Terrell Owens in Houston Chronicle
    Maybe I'll give it to him as a stocking stuffer,Owens said.

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