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- n. One who weaves stockings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stocking weaver.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who knits or weaves stockings.
- n. One who deals in stockings and other small articles of apparel.
An "idle stockinger" was there no very uncommon phrase, and the Degs were always classed under that head.
The robust rural Saxon degenerates in the mills to the Leicester stockinger, to the imbecile Manchester spinner, far on the way to be spiders and needles.
The robust rural Saxon degenerates in the mills to the Leicester stockinger, to the imbecile Manchester spinner, -- far on the way to be spiders and needles.
Harriette gives the honour of her introduction into the mysteries of Cytherea to the Earl of Craven; but it is well known that a certain dashing solicitor's clerk then living in the neighbourhood of Chelsea, and near her amiable mamma's residence, first engrossed, her attention, and by whom she exhibited increasing symptoms of affection, which being properly engrafted on the person of the fair stockinger, in due time required a release from a practitioner of another profession; an innocent affair that now lies buried deep in an odd corner at the old churchyard at Chelsea, without a monumental stone or epitaph to point out the early virtues of the fair Cytherean.
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