a close-fitting, one-piece garment made of knitted or stretch material and usually covering the feet, legs, trunk, and arms, worn as an exercise costume or under other clothing.
Origin of body stocking
An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for body stocking
a one-piece undergarment for women, usually of nylon, covering the torso
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