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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.