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or knee socks, knee·socks

plural noun
  1. socks reaching to just below the knees.
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Origin of knee-socks

First recorded in 1960–65
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  • She hated being seen in public in her gear, which was totally Sailor Moon -- a pleated skirt and a tunic and knee-socks.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow