For a handy guide to the variety of facial hair grown by the sox, head over to The Week.
His final season with the sox, in 2008, devolved into melodrama.
With him out of the way it would be a walk-over for the sox.
"You bet your sox," yelled the strange voice, in chorus with other shouts of approval.
But if Jim loses to-morrow the sox will have three games tucked away and only need one more.
There's a white shirt and a collar and two pairs of sox, and what not, in there.
The commonest kind of sense teaches one that the old lady is in error, and "sox" clearly correct.
He was afraid of me; or, to speak more correctly, he was afraid of sox—the one single thing on earth of which he was afraid.
Well Al you remember me writeing to you about that little girl down in Texas that sent me the note in the sox.
The sox were a hard team to beat, and the Giants had their work cut out for them.
"knitted or woven covering for the foot, short stocking," early 14c., from Old English socc "slipper, light shoe," from Latin soccus "slipper, light low-heeled shoe," probably a variant of Greek sykchos, word for a kind of shoe, perhaps from Phrygian or another Asiatic language. The Latin word was borrowed generally in West Germanic, e.g. Middle Dutch socke, Dutch sok, Old High German soc, German Socke. To knock the socks off (someone) "beat thoroughly" is recorded from 1845, American English colloquial. Teen slang sock hop is c.1950, from notion of dancing without shoes.
"a blow, a hit with the fist," 1700, from or related to sock (v.1).
1700, "to beat, hit hard, pitch into," of uncertain origin. To sock it to (someone) first recorded 1877.
"to stash (money) away as savings," 1942, American English, from the notion of hiding one's money in a sock (see sock (n.1)).
[fr the use of a sock as a container; one reference of 1698 indicates that sock meant ''pocket'' in underworld slang]