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Definition of Sock


  1. To hurl, drive, or strike violently; -- often with it as an object.
  2. A plowshare.
  3. 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.
  4. A knit or woven covering for the foot and lower leg; a stocking with a short leg.
  5. A warm inner sole for a shoe.

Sock Quotations

Never put a sock in a toaster.
Eddie Izzard

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.
Dorothy Day

All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.
Babe Ruth

I like a colorful sock. I'm a sock man.
George H. W. Bush

Could the garment and appliance industries be in cahoots together, creating an artificial sock demand to keep us buying?
Tom Bodett
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Sock Translations

sock in Afrikaans is sokkie
sock in Danish is sok
sock in Dutch is sok
sock in French is battement, chaussette, chausette
sock in German is Socke, Socke
sock in Italian is picchiare, calzetta
sock in Norwegian is sokk
sock in Swedish is strumpa, kort strumpa, socka
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