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  • n. The part of stockings, hosiery, or other flexible footwear that surrounds the foot.
  • n. An unshod foot clad only in Socks, stockings or other hosiery.


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  • Many times we carefully felt our way around the room, -- stockingfoot and tip-toe, -- searching for some article laid down perhaps but a moment before, lost, without the aid of eyesight to recover it, until at length we thought ourselves ready to pass into the adjoining room, whose window opened upon the woodshed.

    The Romance of the Civil War


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