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Definition of Stocking

Stocking
Stocking Stock"ing, n. 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.
Stocking
Stock Stock (st[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stocked (st[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Stocking.] 1. To lay up; to put aside for future use; to store, as merchandise, and the like. 2. To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply; as, to stock a warehouse, that is, to fill it with goods; to stock a farm, that is, to supply it with cattle and tools; to stock land, that is, to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass. 3. To suffer to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more previous to sale, as cows. 4. To put in the stocks. [R.] --Shak. To stock an anchor (Naut.), to fit it with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place. To stock cards (Card Playing), to arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes. [Cant]
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Stocking Stock"ing, n. [From Stock, which was formerly used of a covering for the legs and feet, combining breeches, or upper stocks, and stockings, or nether stocks.] A close-fitting covering for the foot and leg, usually knit or woven. Blue stocking. See Bluestocking. Stocking frame, a machine for knitting stockings or other hosiery goods.
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Stocking Stock"ing, v. t. To dress in GBs. --Dryden.

Meaning of Stocking from wikipedia

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- In forestry, stocking is a quantitative measure of the area occupied by trees, usually measured in terms of well-spaced trees or basal area per hectare...
- A stocking frame was a mechanical knitting machine used in the textiles industry. It was invented by William Lee of Calverton near Nottingham in 1589....