in one's stocking feet
phrasal with the feet in stockings but not shoes

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  • in one's stocking-feet — ● stocking …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's stocking feet — idi in one s stocking feet, wearing stockings but no shoes …   From formal English to slang

  • in one's stocking feet — phrasal : having on stockings but no shoes went downstairs … in his stocking feet so as not to wake the others Hugh MacLennan …   Useful english dictionary

  • in stocking feet — in (one s) stocking feet without shoes she stood five feet ten in her stocking feet …   Useful english dictionary

  • stocking feet — n. in one s stocking feet * * * in one s stocking feet …   Combinatory dictionary

  • put one on his feet — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set one on his feet — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To put one's foot down — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stocking — [stäk′iŋ] n. [< STOCK, in obs. sense of leg covering + ING] 1. a closefitting covering, usually knitted, for the foot and, usually, most of the leg 2. something resembling this, as a patch of color on the leg of an animal in one s stocking… …   English World dictionary

  • stocking — stockinged, adj. stockingless, adj. /stok ing/, n. 1. a close fitting covering for the foot and part of the leg, usually knitted, of wool, cotton, nylon, silk, or similar material. 2. something resembling such a covering. 3. in one s stocking… …   Universalium

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