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  1. sock
    IPA[säk]
  2. noun

    • 1. a garment for the foot and lower part of the leg, typically knitted from wool, cotton, or nylon.

    • 2. a removable inner sole placed inside a shoe or boot for added warmth or to improve the fit.

    • 3. a white marking on the lower part of a horse's leg, not extending as far as the knee or hock.

    • 4. a hard blow:

      a sock on the jaw
    • 5. force or emphasis:

      we have enough speed and sock in our lineup to score runs

    verb

    • 1. hit forcefully:

      Jess socked his father across the face
    • 2. affect disadvantageously:

      consumers have been socked with huge price increases
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: sock, plural noun: socks

    • adverb

      used for emphasis:
    • noun

      a garment for the foot and lower part of the leg, typically knitted from wool, cotton, or nylon.

      a removable inner sole placed inside a shoe or boot for added warmth or to improve the fit.

    • verb

      hit forcefully:
    • adverb

      used for emphasis:
    • noun

      a simple hand puppet made from a sock.

      a person whose actions are controlled by another:

    • noun

      a dance for young teenagers at which they may dance in stocking feet.
    • noun

      a thick, absorbent, calf-length sock, often worn with athletic shoes.
    • noun

      a thick sock, typically with a leather or vinyl sole, for use as a slipper.
    • noun

      a sock without a shaped heel.
    • noun

      a simple hand puppet made from a sock.

      a person whose actions are controlled by another:

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