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- n. A stocking hung up by a child on Christmas Eve and filled with gifts, ostensibly by Santa Claus.
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- n. a stocking that is filled with small Christmas presents
It began in the same way every year: the handle of her bedroom door being turned just loudly enough to wake her up, but softly enough not to count as waking her up on purpose; Toby glimmering like a moth in the dark doorway, clutching a nobbly Christmas stocking in one hand and holding up his pyjama trousers with the other.