- hose; stockings and socks
- Chiefly Brit. hose and knitted or woven underwear
Origin of hosieryfrom hosier
- Socks and stockings; hose.
- Chiefly British Stockings, socks, and underclothing.
Origin of hosieryhosier maker of stockings ( from Middle English) ( from hose a stocking ; see hose . ) -y 2
hosier + -y