Definitions

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  • adjective not wearing stockings

Etymologies

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stocking +‎ -less

Examples

  • He saw that her toil-worn, weather-exposed hands were like a man's, callused, large-knuckled, and gnarled, and that her stockingless feet were thrust into heavy man's brogans.

    Chapter IX

  • Her legs were stockingless, and I had noticed when she walked that her bare feet were thrust into the crinkly, iron-like shoes that sloshed about her lean ankles at every step.

    SAMUEL

  • Probably you all have Christmas stockings already, and indeed I've seen some nice ones recently on various blogs, but just in case you are still wandering around stockingless, here are some links:

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Probably you all have Christmas stockings already, and indeed I've seen some nice ones recently on various blogs, but just in case you are still wandering around stockingless, here are some links:

    Advent Day 4: Stocking

  • But his heart yearned towards the child, for the love of those same shoeless and stockingless boys, predestined (by the Alderman) to turn out bad, who might have been the children of poor Meg.

    The Chimes

  • Mrs Flintwinch crossed the hall, feeling its pavement cold to her stockingless feet, and peeped in between the rusty hinges on the door, which stood a little open.

    Little Dorrit

  • I was stockingless again the next time she saw me.

    Kickboxing Geishas

  • They were all slip-shoed; stockingless some; only under-petticoated all; their gowns, made to cover straddling hoops, hanging trollopy, and tangling about their heels; but hastily wrapt round them, as soon as I came up stairs.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I must admitt I am a tiny bit relieved that my stockingless legs weren't mentioned and my frizzy humid hot summer day hair was overlooked.. but at the same time I want to fully support your right and responsiblity to say what you say to our faces.. and when you blog things like the boxiness of our shape to one it helps us all.

    You DO Have A Shape, And It's Not Rectangular

  • Both of the ladies had a neat ankle and a tight stocking; and I fancy that heaven is quite as well served in this costume as in the dress of a scowling, stockingless friar, whom I had seen passing just before.

    Little Travels and Roadside Sketches

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