Meaning of SOCK in English

[sock] n, pl socks [ME socke, fr. OE socc, fr. L soccus] (bef. 12c) 1 archaic: a low shoe or slipper

2. also pl sox : a knitted or woven covering for the foot usu. extending above the ankle and sometimes to the knee 3 a: a shoe worn by actors in Greek and Roman comedy b: comic drama -- sock.less adj

[2]sock vb [origin unknown] vt (ca. 1700): to hit, strike, or apply forcefully "~ a home run" "an area ~ed by a blizzard" ~ vi: to deliver a blow: hit -- sock it to slang: to subject to or as if to a vigorous assault "they may let you off the first time ... but the second time they'll sock it to you --James Jones" [3]sock n (ca. 1700): a vigorous or violent blow; also:

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