Hosiery Definition

hōzhə-rē
noun
Hose; stockings and socks.
Webster's New World
Hose and knitted or woven underwear.
Webster's New World

The business of a hosier.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
hosebody-stockingbobby soxbobby-socksankle socksknee stocksleotardspantyhosetightsankletssockshalf hosetrunk hoseseamless hosefull-fashioned hose

Origin of Hosiery

  • hosier maker of stockings (from Middle English) (from hose a stocking hose) –y

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • hosier + -y

    From Wiktionary

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