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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Elasticized stockings designed to reduce stress on the blood vessels in the legs, as for people with varicose veins. Also called support stockings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)


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