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Sock (?), n. [F. soc, LL. soccus, perhaps of Celtic origin.] A plowshare. Edin. Encyc.
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Sock, n. [OE. sock, AS. socc, fr. L. soccus a kind of low-heeled, light shoe. Cf. Sucket.] 1. The shoe worn by actors of comedy in ancient Greece and Rome, -- used as a symbol of comedy, or of the comic drama, as distinguished from tragedy, which is symbolized by the buskin.
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Great Fletcher never treads in buskin here,
Nor greater Jonson dares in socks appear.
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2. A knit or woven covering for the foot and lower leg; a stocking with a short leg.
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3. A warm inner sole for a shoe. Simmonds.
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Sock (sŏk), v. t. [Perh. shortened fr. sockdolager.] To hurl, drive, or strike violently; -- often with it as an object. [Prov. or Vulgar] Kipling.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]