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silk-stocking

[ silk-stok-ing ]
/ ˈsɪlkˈstɒk ɪŋ /
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adjective

rich or luxurious in dress.
aristocratic or wealthy: a silk-stocking neighborhood.

noun

a person who dresses richly or luxuriously.
an aristocratic or wealthy person.

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Origin of silk-stocking

First recorded in 1590–1600
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