Definition of stocking:
- Any of various things resembling, or likened to, a stocking; as: ( a) A broad ring of color, differing from the general color, on the lower part of the leg of a quadruped; esp., a white ring between the coronet and the hock or knee of a dark- colored horse. ( b) A knitted hood of cotton thread which is eventually converted by a special process into an incandescent mantle for gas lighting.
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