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Noun: sock  sók
  1. Hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
  2. A truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
    - windsock, wind sock, air sock, air-sleeve, wind sleeve, wind cone, drogue
  3. A vigorous blow
    - knock, bash, bang, smash, belt
Verb: sock  sók
  1. Hit hard
    "The teacher socked the boy";
    - bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash, boink [N. Amer], whack, wham, wallop, clock [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: socking, socked, socks

Type of: blow, bump, hit, hose [Brit], hosiery [Brit, Cdn], visual signal

Encyclopedia: Sock