Definition and Meanings for socks

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Socks is ranked 19,293 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of socks

noun, transitive verb

Etymology of socks

f. soc, ll. soccus, perhaps of celtic origin oe. sock, as. socc, fr. l. soccus a kind of low-heeled, light shoe. cf. sucket perh. shortened fr. sockdolager

Meaning of socks

as noun

  • a plowshare.

as noun

  • the shoe worn by actors of comedy in ancient greece and rome, -- used as a symbol of comedy, or of the comic drama, as distinguished from tragedy, which is symbolized by the buskin.
  • a knit or woven covering for the foot and lower leg; a stocking with a short leg.
  • a warm inner sole for a shoe.

as transitive verb

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